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Offensive geographic names dropped after student-led effort.

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Cedaredge High School students Alexia Funk, left, and Damien Altamirano.

Cedaredge High School students are celebrating the culmination of a multi-year effort to change the names of two geographic features in Delta County. The creek and mesa were originally named after a racial slur. The new names, Clay Creek and Clay Mesa, were approved this month following a back-and-forth between Cedaredge students and the Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board.