School Briefs



Lucy Schouten

Payson student named Merit Scholar finalist

Payson High School student Lucy Schouten has been named a National Merit Scholar finalist. The competitive program aims to identify and honor academically talented U.S. high school students. Payson High School Principal Roy Sandoval says the highly competitive recognition is a huge honor. Schouten faces one more cut before she is potentially named a merit scholar.

Gifted testing

Gifted testing for children in the Payson Unified School District will take place from Feb. 22 to 26. Parents can contact their child’s school for testing.

GCC offering QuickBooks class

Gila Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a workshop on QuickBooks Thursday, Feb. 25 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Gila Community College Payson Campus located at 201 N. Mud Springs Road.

The cost for the workshop is $45 per person and includes an additional one-on-one counseling session with workshop instructor, Neal Nelson. Nelson is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. ProAdvisors help businesses customize QuickBooks for their unique needs and help them get the most out of the software. During the workshop he will be demonstrating numerous tools and resources to get your bookkeeping organized and on track. Workshop seating is limited, so call the Gila Community College Small Business Development Center at (928) 468-8039, ext. 27 to reserve your slot today.

Nursing information

Gila Community College will be offering an information session on the nursing program, and the application process.

The seminar is open to anyone interested in learning more about the program.

Roni Kern will be conducting the session Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m.


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