Meeker’s Ethel Starbuck gave the keynote remarks at the Oct. 10 celebration of Meeker High School’s 60th anniversary in the high school gymnasium. Starbuck was a 38-year-old business/commercial studies teacher at the time the school opened in 1955. Starbuck is flanked on the far left by her son, Dr. Gene Starbuck, a Meeker graduate and retired social studies professor from Colorado Mesa University, and Meeker School District Superintendent Chris Selle. Starbuck, now 98 years old, told several amusing stories about the early days of the new Rio Blanco County High School in Meeker. Starbuck’s late husband, Paul, for whom Starbuck Football Stadium is named, was the vocational-agriculture teacher and a longtime coach at the school.
MHS seniors Gracie Bradfield, Ellie Anderson and Kenzie Turner were the recipients of this year’s Meeker P.E.O. Chapter BA academic scholarship awards. The awards were presented during the Chapter’s 95th annual dinner provided for the […]
Meeker High School demolition and abatement in progress; school district recipient of more than $8 million in grant funds
MEEKER | Those who have been by the high school in the past few days know that construction has started in earnest. Demolition on the south side of the building is underway and will be […]