Announcement Date: 08/22/1970
CMC Outdoor Education instructor Luke Kimmes and alumnus Jarrad Moore joined the Rediscovering North America canoe expedition, paddling upstream from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean. The nine-month trip resulted in an award-winning documentary film.
The President’s Scholarship offered $1,000 to every graduating high school student in CMC’s 12,000 square-mile service area.
In an effort to eliminate the need for remediation among high school graduates, the Mountain Futures Fund was established. It provided financial aid for students to pursue a college education without incurring debt.
The Study Abroad Program reached the continent of Africa. Study areas included high-altitude wilderness trekking and non-technical mountaineering during six days on Mt. Kilimanjaro, and meeting the local Maasai community in the town of Kiserian on the edge of the Rift Valley.