DATE:�������� July 9, 2001


TO:������������� Board of Regents


FROM:������� Terry Hetrick

�������������������� President, Dawson Community College


RE:������������� Campus Report for the July 12-13, 2001 Board of Regents� Meeting



�        Sixteen Montana middle school students (7th through 9th grades) are participating in DCC�s �Paleontology� Gear-Up Program during the week of July 9-13, 2001.� Activities include field-based, archaeological/paleontological instruction at Makoshika State Park, an evening at the Theodore Roosevelt State Park in Medora, North Dakota, and a wide-range of other educational and recreational activities throughout the week.


�        The DCC Men�s Rodeo Team achieved fourth place at the National College Rodeo Finals in Casper, Wyoming in June.� In addition, Beau Franzen earned first place honors in Steer Wrestling, second in the Men�s All-around standings, and third place honors in Calf Roping.


�        The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recently announced the Dawson Community College 2001 Buccaneer Fastpitch Softball Team has been honored with the NJCAA Academic Team of the Year award.� The Lady Buccaneers had a team Grade Point Average of 3.15 on a 4.00 scale.� Only two other NJCAA Division III Fastpitch Softball Teams in the nation received this award in 2001 (Johnstown, NY and Batavia, NY).