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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.

Laura Wolff, a biomedical and Spanish majors student, laughs as she finds her family in the audience before the start of the UCCS fall commencement at the Broadmoor World Arena on Friday December 15, 2017 in Colorado Springs. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Kids from Steele Elementary School sit in the caboose of a Polar Express golf cart float before watching the Polar Express movie at the school, on Thursday, December 14, 2017. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Carlos Rivera, left, helps kindergartners Zoe Gonzalez, Leilani Roath and Zavier Comer bring a box of donations up the ramp to Ron Deherrera of One Nation Walking Together outside Penrose Elementary School, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Kindergartners at the school gathered donations as part of a kindness project in one of their classes, and One Nation Walking Together which will bring them to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
Susan Gordon, with Duke and Dutchess. Photo courtesy of Betina Tacoronte
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Rebecca McNeely, left and Emily McCarthy pick cucumbers at Venetucci Farm Monday morning, Aug. 27, 2012. The farm grows produce that can be found at Farm and Art Markets at the Margarita at Pine Creek Saturdays 9-1pm, The Sculpture Garden at the Fine Arts Center, Wednesdays 3-7pm and their roadside stand on 5210 Hwy 85, Saturdays, 9- 1 pm. Workers at the farm said it is still too early to tell about the pumkin season, but it looks like there will be enough for the school children in October. CAROL LAWRENCE, THE GAZETTE 8/27/12
Students take part in a breakout session on health science during the 2014 Educating Children of Color summit. Gazette file photo.
One of the science labs that showcases various new technology including an interactive smart board that both teachers and students can work with at the Vanguard School. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).