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.

Yoga instructor Anna Mack, foreground, leads Manitou High School students in a Yoga class at the school Monday, February 27, 2017. Manitou Springs School District 14 has been awarded the $7,500 Platinum Governor’s Award for School Health and Wellness. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Young Life staff associate, Jessica Mycoskie (center in black Jacket) says a prayer with students and parents Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, remembering a Discovery Canyon Campus student who took his own life this past weekend. Young Life representatives were at the school to hand out hot chocolate and help the students cope.The teen was a member of Young Life. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette
Transgender teen Connor Spalding is pictured outside his home in Woodland Park on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers presents UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak with the award. Courtesy photo.
Students talk with judges at the 2016 Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair. Courtesy Photo
The expansion underway Wednesday, February 16, 2017, at the Tutt Library on the Colorado College campus. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Superintendent Patrick Cullen