Mariam Hussein of Yucca Valley Selected as 2023 Greenleaf Scholar
The Copper Mountain College Foundation is proud to announce Mariam Hussein of Yucca Valley as the 2023 Greenleaf Scholarship winner.
Through a rigorous application process, Hussain along with five other finalists, Lola Alvarez, Carter Green, and Allison VanVactor from Yucca Valley High School, and Jadyn Bauer and Jason Pilayan from 29 Palms High School showed their stellar character in written and oral interviews. A celebration ceremony will take place on April 13, 2023, for all scholarship awardees.read more
Fighting Cacti Men’s Basketball Team Wins First Playoff Game vs. Cerritos
The Copper Mountain Fighting Cacti Men’s Basketball team found out Sunday afternoon that they had done just enough to earn the last seed (#24) in the CCCAA Southern California Regional Playoffs. Their reward…a trip to the ninth seeded Cerritos Falcons, a team that beat the Cacti by twenty points earlier in the season. The Cacti were not just happy to be in the playoffs though, they believe in their abilities to play with the best in the state. They proved it in the very difficult Inland Empire Athletic Conference, a conference that saw five of their teams makes the regional tournament and they proved it again on Wednesday night as they took down Cerritos in double overtime 94-91.read more
Introducing the Inaugural Edition of The Cacti Chronicles
Copper Mountain College has published the first print edition of the Cacti Chronicles, a 16-page newspaper highlighting campus life at Copper Mountain College and the opportunities the college provides the communities it serves. CMC student reporter Jeremy Quinones...read more