SCC Gemology Alumni Association

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SCC Gemology Alumni Association

Santiago Canyon College Alumni Association


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"Thanks for being such a wonderful teacher!"

Students from the Advanced Colored Stones class sent this card to our Program Facilitator, Lothar Vallot, expressing how terrific the class was.


Our Website Reaches Students Across the Country!

"My name is Susan and I am the director of the Laramie Learners program here at the Laramie Public Library. I am currently preparing material to use in a rock and mineral afterschool club for middle schoolers that we will be starting soon as a part of our science learners group. I just came across your page I was looking for some resources to use in my lessons.

I just wanted to take a second and say thank you for helping me out, your page will be a great addition to the material I plan to reference during our afterschool meetings and lab workshops where we will examine different specimens. I am very grateful for all the information and resources you took the time to post.

Susan Brown
Laramie Learners Program Director"


Santiago Canyon College

A Word of Thanks from Santiago Canyon College...

Santiago Canyon College appreciates the efforts of the student alumni and part time faculty who provide support to the College Gemology Program. The charitable efforts and educational support of this alumni organization has and will continue to be significant in the long term success of the College Gemology Program. The volunteer effort of this organization to raise funds and recruit new students has been a major factor in keeping the program alive and well.

Their support has been most appreciated by this College.

Mary Halvorson
Vice President, Academic Affairs (retired)

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