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Harrison High School student receives Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy scholarship (Photo) - 01/24/20

COLORADO SPRINGS – Jordan Myers, a junior Air Force Junior ROTC cadet at Harrison High School has received a scholarship to attend an accredited aviation university participating in a private pilot license training program in the summer of 2020.

Cadet Jordan Myers is one of 200 Air Force Junior ROTC cadets around the world to receive the scholarship from Headquarters Air Force Junior ROTC, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama. More than 2575 cadets applied for one of the 200 scholarships. There are more than 125,000 high school students enrolled in Air Force Junior ROTC at almost 900 high schools in the U.S and overseas. The scholarship covers transportation, room and board, academics and flight hours required to potentially earn a private pilot license. The scholarship is valued at approximately $22,500.

The Flight Academy Scholarship Program is an Air Force-level initiative in collaboration with the commercial aviation industry to address the national civilian and military pilot shortage.

Harrison School District Two Receives Award for Excellent Budget Presentation - 01/09/20

COLORADO SPRINGS – The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is proud to recognize Harrison School District Two for excellence in budget presentation with the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for the 2019–2020 budget year. 

ASBO International’s MBA and Pathway to the MBA promote and recognize best budget presentation practices in school districts. Participants submit their applications and budget documents to a panel of school financial professionals who review the materials for compliance with the MBA Criteria Checklist and other requirements and provide expert feedback that districts can use to improve their budget documents.

The Review Team is pleased to present the Meritorious Budget Award to Harrison School District Two. The district’s budget document contains excellent spreadsheets, charts and graphs to help the reader fully grasp the data presented. The document provides excellent information to allow the layperson to understand the District’s budgeting process. The budget includes detailed information about various funds, revenue sources, and expenditure categories. This award recognizes the District’s hard work and commitment to fiscal transparency. The District is to be congratulated for their budget submission to the Meritorious Budget Award.

“Districts that apply to the MBA or Pathway to the MBA programs recognize the importance of presenting a quality, easy-to-understand budget internally and to the community,” ASBO International Executive Director David J. Lewis explains. “Participating in the MBA and Pathway programs provides districts with important tools and resources they need to communicate the district’s goals and objectives clearly and illustrates their commitment to adhering to nationally recognized budget presentation standards.”