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Farmington Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Farmington, New Mexico Today s web Bonus it Check out the photos of the week. the daily times of Farmington social Media get the latest updates from twitter and Facebook with our social Media App. Ali Farmington. M w Mexico monday,may23,2013 75cents face8qcmcom/fotnews twitter com thedarl times Shiprock maybe some showers High 67 Low 45 a Alo education Farmington a a Shiprock toddler has a new lease on life thanks to a liver transplant earlier this month. But the future for 2-year-old Kaiden Charley is still Uncertain. His Mother Zana Char Fey said doctors have recommended they stay in California a where Kaiden received the transplant a for another couple of months. When Kaiden was 14 months old he was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition known As mitochondrial euro Gastrin Testina encephalopathy or mng1e. The condition affects his ability to absorb nutrients and move food through his body. Charley and Kaiden a doctors Hope the new liver will help slow the progression of the condition. Charley said her son has already taken Steps Forward since receiving the liver. Over the first year of Kaiden a life 1ms developed Uke any other child. But after the symptoms began to show he started regressing. Now he is starting to make Progress once again trying to sound out words and walk. For about five months Kaiden and his Mother called Casa Esperanza in Albuquerque their Home As he waited for a liver transplant. The facility is a nonprofit Home that houses families who Are referred to Albuquerque for cancer transplant a Page 3 online read More about Alden Charley at times com 0 do Oats to help the Charleys go to Yoeu Nom com Kaif no Navajo nation Kaiden Charley. 2, is seen in this undated photo in Palo Alto. Calif. Where he is staying following a liver transplant. Funding san Juan county High school students attract $3.77 million More in scholarship funds in 15 by Joshua Kellogg Kellogg if daily times cum in twitter Farmington a san Juan county High schools Are seeing a slight increase in the amount of scholarship Money awarded to graduating seniors most area High schools saw Small to Large increases in the amount of scholarship Money awarded to their students though two local schools did experience decreases. Farmington High school saw an increase this year from $5.5 million to about $7.8 million. Nancy Miszkiel the schools financial Ald and College Entrance adviser said 95 percent of the schools graduating seniors were accepted to colleges and universities. She attributed some of the increase to the motivated students on Campus visiting her office. Quot sophomores and juniors Are coming in by the droves Quot Miszkiel said. A even a few two of the three seniors who earned Gates millennium scholarships in san Juan county were from fus. Orville Billie and John Porter Wilcox were awarded the scholarships which will help pay for the Cost of tuition fees books and living expenses. Piedra Vista High school saw an increase to $7.65 million for the current year last years figure was $6.18 million. Natalie Stark Piedra Vista financial Aid and College Entrance adviser said the larger graduating class could had played a part in the increase. There Are approximately 33 More students graduating from the school this year. Stark Saki about 92 percent of the schools seniors were accepted to colleges or universities and Piedra Vista had its first student accepted into the combined a my degree program at the University of new Mexico. According to the programs website it is designed to help address the physician shortage in the state by assembling a class of diverse students who Are committed to serving new Mexico communities. Stark said 28 students from across the state Are accepted into the program each year for a free undergraduate scholarship and a reserved seat in the Unm school of Medicine. Quot this year s class is very Community minded Quot she said. A we had a lot of students doing a tremendous amount a Volunteer work Quot Stark said. Adrianna Nicolay from Shiprock High school was the third Gates millennium scholar for san Juan county this year. Shiprock seniors have been awarded about $3.2 million in scholarships including Nicolaus scholarship and eight chief Manuelito scholarships from the office of Navajo nation scholarship and financial assistance. Principal Rick Edwards said the scholarship figure would increase to More than $4 million if students enlisting in the armed forces were included. Those students were awarded about $1.5 million last year about a $1.7 million increase the 55 students graduating from the Navajo preparatory school were awarded about $430,000 in scholarships. Aztec High school saw a decrease of about $220,000 from last year s total of $2 million. Has Counselor Kim Thornton said she was new to the position and did no to know Why the scholarship total for the class of 2015 dropped to $1.78 million. Thornton said one student graduating was scholars a Page i new store offers Antiques collectables area business owners open new Bloomfield store that Sells handmade furniture used clothes and More Page at in re Mem Rance actress comedian Anne Meara Dies Anne Meara the comedian who launched a standup Carter with husband Jerry Stiller died on saturday pain Aio instac1kam keep up with the daily times photographers Check out behind the scenes images from assignments throughout the four Corners at ims Tatham . Rood us visit the daily times1 Community Center make an appointment to browse our archives at the Community Center Check in at the front door at 201n alien ave Inoch utter y .a2 i local nears a4 i Oor Yanes business Ai i opinion a i weather. Air i sports by 5 a a a Aoa ormos a a students attract More toddler gets Long awaited transplant hew lease on Ife new liver May help slow progression of rare disease uncertainty doctors recommend that Kaiden Charley remain in California by Hannah Grover time Mem i a mgr a on twitter duo to create business Guidebook using $20, he Grant partners aim to create resource for entrepreneurs by Noal Lyn Smith in twitter Farmington a two Navajo entrepreneurs Are joining forces to design and pub wish a Guidebook that out lines the process for starting a business on the Nav of nation. Heather Fleming ceo and co founder of catapult design and Byron shorty founder of the Navajo word of the Day website Are accomplishing their Mission through a Grant from the National endowment for the arts the $20,000 Grant was awarded this month to catapult design a nonprofit design firm in san Francisco that offers product design design education and design research programs to address problems through innovative ideas starting next month the duo will work on designing and then publishing a visual Guidebook in the Navajo and English Ian Guidebook a Page 3 a 1 times pm Proto Melvin Charley learns to build a website on March 28, 2014, during a technology based workshop hosted by catapult design at the John Pinto Library at Din College in Shiprock catapult design ceo Heather Fleming is working with Byron shorty founder of the Navajo word of the Day website to create a Guidebook on starting business on the Navajo nation

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