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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.

FILE - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 10,2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Carmel Middle School (Image via Google Maps)
Colorado College graduates toss their hats into the air at the close of the commencement ceremony on Monday, May 22, 2017. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette
Dallas Dean Graduates from Ellicott High School
Student Dallas Dean graduated from Ellicott High School on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Photo by Erica Fellion, The Gazette
Domonico Moment, left, takes a selfie with some of his classmates Quentin Price, second left, Eric DeJesus, Julio Bustamante and Billy Allen Jr. before they took part in the school's first graduating class at the City Auditorium on Saturday May 20, 2017. Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette.
Doherty's main gym, which has been deemed safe, reopened for a few hours on Thursday for the traditional final celebratory assembly for seniors. Photo by Debbie Kelley, The Gazette.
On Sunday, November 11, 2016, parishioners and other local Catholics gathered for a special service to discuss the financial situation of Our Lady of Perpetual Help church. Holy Cross novice Andrew Fritz leaves the service at the small, historical Catholic Church in Manitou Springs. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette
Sand Creek senior Tara Butcher celebrates with eight-graders at Skyview Middle School Wednesday, May 17, 2017, during the high school's first-ever graduation walk. About 100 members of the Class of 2017 visited all the elementary schools and middle schools that feed into the high school to celebrate and inspire the younger kids to graduate. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)