Jessie Long graduates in Lubbock
Lubbock Christian University, located in Lubbock, Texas, held commencement exercises in May and among those graduating was Durango resident Jessie Long, daughter of Scott and Renee Long.
Long graduated with a bachelor of interdiscpilinary studies in elementary education. She earned Presidents List honors with a 4.0 grade-point average in the spring semester.
Phillip Huss graduates from CU in Boulder
Phillip Huss II graduated May 6 from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in molecular, cellular and developmental biology and international affairs.
Huss, a 2006 graduate of Durango High School, is the son of Phil and Stephanie Huss of Durango.
Talent Search names scholarship winners
Last month, Talent Search at Fort Lewis College gave out 16 $1,000 scholarships and six $1,000 Talent Search Alumni Scholarships at its graduation banquet.
The scholarships were funded by community donors. The program also has a partnership with Colorado State University in which participating students can qualify for a $10,000 scholarship to CSU.
This year, the following students received the scholarship: Sierra Atkins, Jasmine Ramsey, Keadrick Kingery and Brittani Watkins from Montezuma-Cortez High School; Travis Cribbs, Angela Huxel, Dionndra Lopez, Cory Kerns and Samantha Taylor from Durango High School; Veronica Espinoza and Alicia Helmer from Mancos High School; Michael Mestas from Ignacio High School; and Rocio and Roxana Palma from Pagosa Springs High School.
Talent Search works with students whose parents dont have a college education or who have a financial need to provide tutoring, financial aid services, academic advising, college visits and a summer academy program at FLC.
Ignacio junior high announces honor roll
Ignacio Junior High School announces that these students were named to the honor roll:
b Eighth-grade: Tyler J. Riepel, Alicia R. Naranjo, Marillee S. Cotton, Dynesha B. Drake, Shea L. Hanna, Jessie R. Ribera, David G. Cooper Jr., Alexander J. Lopez, Glory H. Roehrs, Keith C. Joosten, Kyle S. Balley, Tiara E. Hight, James W. Ballew, Tanisha R. Coyote, Sydney E. Santistevan, July J. Stricherz, Andreanna N. Phillips, Sarah E. Sitton, Adison D. Jones and Blaine W. Mickey.
b Seventh-grade: Wyatt T. Hayes, Austin F. McCaw, Charles T. Rohde, Chase R. Sanchez, Chrystianne J. Valdez, Ellie R. Seibel, Jerica L. Jackson, Caleb N. Adams, Miel M. Diaz, Rebekah L. Powell, Alexandra M. Gearhart, Chasity R. James, Antonia S. Mejia, Ruth A. Hessler, Joy M. Roehrs, Merri E. Maddox, Shayna S. Johnson, Ronald A. Kinsey Jr., Tyler J. Lucero, Roman R. Vasquez, Nicholas D. Herrera and Darrel R. Tuck Jr.