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Debbie Kelley

Education Reporter

Debbie Kelley has written about nearly every topic at The Gazette, from religion and business to the energy industry, health care and home and garden. She currently specializes in education issues.

The famous arch of Cabo San Lucas, or El Arco, is a distinctive rock formation at the southern tip of Cabo where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez. Photo by Rob Kelley
Dressed in Summer attire, Elizabeth Gumper took advantage of the warm temps to sell cookies in the Old North End on the first day of cookie sales. Gumper was giving an extra incentive of free lemonade to boost her cookie sales although she didn't need help. She had already sold 50 boxes going to door to door in her neighborhood earlier in the day. She was selling cookies with her mother, Debbie Gumper, on N. El Paso St. on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Enterprising Girl Scouts also have another option this year for sales. They can sell digitally to friends and family by sending them their personal link. Also, this will be the first year that gluten-free cookies are amongst the choices.
FILE - Elizabeth Gumper sells cookies in the Old North End on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Gumper was giving an extra incentive of free lemonade to boost her cookie sales although she didn't need help. She had already sold 50 boxes going to door to door in her neighborhood earlier in the day. (Gazette file photo)
George Saunders, author of the 2017 Man Booker Prize-winning Lincoln in the Bardo, talks with Michelle Frausto, 15, left, and Flor Rodriguez, 15, after speaking at Harrison High School on Friday, February 2, 2018. (Nadav Soroker, Gazette)
Community Partnership for Child Development, which operates Head Start programs in El Paso County, has been awarded a $15,000 grant from The Women’s Foundation of Colorado (Photo courtesy oof CPCD Facebook)
Nate Tanner (center), Dick Tanner (second from right), and Sandra Tanner receive their award from agency director Bill Ryan (right) and south central district manager Justin Osborne (second from left) at a recent awards ceremony in Denver. Courtesy photo.
Deyanira Aldana is a DACA recipient who has served for the past two years as one of the national organizers for United We Dream, a Washington, D.C.-based organization aiming to ensure permanent protection for undocumented youth in the United States. She came to the United States when she was four, and received DACA 12 years later. She now worries that without protection for immigrant youth, her younger brother and sister will be deportable and that her family will be torn apart. She is speaking at Colorado College at Bemis Great Hall at 7 p.m. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in partnership with Westside Cares held a free flu shot clinic at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Five-year-old Kasche Williams gets his flu shot from nurse JoBeth Wachtman. Colorado's influenza season has been a tough one this year. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
Deputy Jay Martin of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office speaks about how children can be tricked into prostitution via social media during a presentation on human trafficking Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Manitou Springs Elementary School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
School Choice
(Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)