With these announcements, we are appreciating the good work of our residents, showing support for their efforts, and encouraging everyone to share the word that Greeley is Great.
Greeley Ranked #4 Best Places to Live in Colorado
Bankrate.com’s “Best Places to Live in Colorado” list ranked Greeley fourth. The list takes into account affordability, safety, job market, educational attainment, and culture.
Greeley-Evans School District: 2020 Graduation Rates Exceed State
For the third year in a row, Greeley-Evans School District 6 exceeded the state average for the number of students graduating
within four years of starting high school. The 2020 on-time graduation rate of 82 percent increases from 81.7 in 2019. It’s a significant increase over the 2017 graduation rate of 78.7. The current state average graduation rate is 81.9 percent.
UNC Department of Biology
USDA $500,000 Grant
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded the University of Northern Colorado a
four-year $500,000 grant
. This money will look for solutions to improve pregnancy outcomes in dairy and beef cows using omega-3 fatty acids. If research proves positive, dairy farmers and cattle ranchers could see an increase in profits. This innovation would trickle
down to consumers as a cost-savings when purchasing milk and beef products.
Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Greeley Central’s Lauren Applehans. The Colorado Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences named her Teacher of the Year.
Rick Hartman: Marine of the Year 2020
Congratulations to Rick Hartman. The Union Colony Marines, Detachment 1093 named him
2020 Marine of the Year
America’s Best Dentists Award
Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week
University of Northern Colorado volleyball player, Kyndall Feather, is the Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week.