November 1, 2016, 7:47am By Carah Wertheimer, Writer, Times-Call
In business attire and high heels, Angela Tagtow, a high-ranking government official from Washington, D.C., is not your typical substitute teacher, but kindergartners in her nutrition mini-class at Flagstaff Academy didn't seem to notice.
As executive director of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion at the United States Department of Agriculture, Tagtow oversees federal dietary guidelines, including the iconic food pyramid that was replaced in 2010 by the "MyPlate" icon for healthy eating.
Emily Garcia and Angelica Yanez each got the Realities for Children Scholarship. Each student was awarded $2000 from the Realities for Children Boulder County organization. The Awards Ceremony is April 28th 11-1pm
Colorado House Bill 15-1230 (passed in 2015) offers industries up to $5,000.00 to hire high school students in a PAID internship. Students who are interested in on-the-job training in the following trades - (1) advanced manufacturing, (2) aerospace, (3) bioscience, (4) construction, (5) electronics, (6) energy & natural resources, (7) engineering, and (8) information technology - should apply on-line.