Local students named to FLC deans list
These local students have been named to Fort Lewis Colleges Deans List for the Winter 2012 semester:
Durango: Kimberly Allen, Hari Baumbach, Meghan Braun, Carley Butler, Stephanie Cook, Anna Marie Fiorenza, Will Foster, Janine Gibbons, Davis Harlow, Sarah Hileman, Scott Hunter, Aaron Kostyk, Sean Mallow, Catherine Nurse, Alexandrea Ostergard, Jessica Thulson, Donald Unger, Jillian Wilner, Jacob Wilson, Christian Belman, Amanda Crites, Jessica Lane, Kaylyn LeClaire, Kerry Rydiger, Joshua Bensik, Caleb Crain, Benjamin Cranston, Brandon Daun, Sierra Di Marco, Stella Dickson, Peter Foote, Alanna Foster, Jimi Giles, Christopher Golden, Jeremy Halm, Andrew Harris, Spencer Heins, Matthew Klema, Kathryn Lavengood, Ian Lowell, Joshua MacNaughton, Jessye Maddox, Rosa Malloy-Post, Teraissa McGovern, Seamus McMorrow, Stanley Michael, Byron Mullen, Linzie Myers, Anisa Nakai, Lindi New, Jonathan Ogle, Anna Ortega, Anne Pesata, Hannah Price, Jesse Roseberry, Mallory Russo, Candace Shriver, Sam Simmons, Stephanie Walker, Katie Wilking, Teri Young, Rebecca Young, Zandele Anderson, Anne Barby-Ingram, Katie Brown, Stephanie Colford, Devon Dey, Brent Eastin, Graden James, Joseph McCormick, Stephen McCormick, Megan Moomey, Amber Neumann, Tesh Parker, Mark Plantz, Christopher Ruecker, David Sheppard, Benjamin Sirois, Jordan Viner and Marilyn Woods.
Bayfield: Katerina Garcia, Garrett Harriman, Cassie Robel, Lea Edwards, Hannah Howard, Remington Ketchum, Tiffany McNeese, Mason Miller, Nicholas Mimmack, Jeffrey Olson, Sherry Paddock, Ashley Spishock, Matthew Wampler, Nicole Hamann and Sven Skoglund.
Hesperus: Luke Hanstedt and Ryan Lazo,
Pagosa Springs: Shannon DeBoer, Josie Snow, Taylor Cunningham, Courtney Guilliams, Thomas Schmidt, Hannah Clark and Casey Hart.
Ignacio: Ryan Brooks, Oakley Hayes and Derrick Moody.
Cortez: Shea Sena, Lawrence Walker and Reiss Dillon.
To be eligible for deans list, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or better in no fewer than 15 credit hours of graded college level work and have completed all work for which they are registered by the end of the semester.
9-R announces fifth-grade top dancers
These students were named top dancers in the Durango School District 9-R fifth-grade dance competition held at Durango Dance on May 24: Top Merengue Dancers, Bianca Gordan and Ben Bates from Riverview Elementary; Top Salsa Dancers, Quinn Hoover and Cayla Young from Florida Mesa Elementary; Top Tango Dancers, Emma Kier and Jacob Schultz from Riverview Elementary; Top Swing Dancers, Logan Fullington and Caeley McClain from Animas Valley Elementary; Best All-Around Dancers, Ian Mattox and Siena Widen from Riverview Elementary.
The top performing school was Riverview Elementary. Each top dancer won dancing scholarships and Riverview Elementary was awarded a prize of $150, made possible through Durango Friends of the Arts. Dancers studied under Suzy DiSanto who provided a six-week ballroom dance course at the elementary schools to all 9-R fifth-grade students, through her company, Take the Lead.
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Animas Valley announces Huskies
Animas Valley Elementary School named these students Huskies of the Week for showing enthusiasm, commitment, creativity, integrity, appreciation or curiosity: Henry Newcomer, Callista Mesich, Emany Fry, Haley Pieroni, Christian White, Maddy Hollingsworth, Jaylie Burns, Gates Linney, Breanna Bryant, Liliana Villalpando, Tagert Bardin, Gael Rodriguez, Ash Ferris, Gabe Davis, Morgan Jellison, David Sanchez, Andy Rodriguez, Annika Odt, Isabella Davis, Lane Aguirre, McKenzie Hoffman, Marcus Martinez, Madeline Stutey, Zia Kambach, Ashlee Ludwig, Essie Hale and Tori Brunvand.
Magenta Reynolds receives scholarship
Magenta Skye Reynolds was awarded an $82,000 scholarship for the Honors Program with the School of Business for the University of San Diego, where she will be attending in the Fall of 2012.
Escalante students compete in History Day
Escalante Middle School students competed at Colorado State History Day at the University of Denver, Auraria Campus on May 5.
Twenty-seven Escalante students qualified for the state competition in categories including historical papers, documentaries, performances, websites and exhibits. The students designed projects that addressed the theme, Revolution, Reaction, and Reform in History, and will compete in the state competition at the regional competition held at Fort Lewis College in early February.
Jessi Salka and Audrey Morris earned third place in group documentaries with their project Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Film that Brought Walt Disney to Infinity and Beyond. Ellen Campbell won special recognition for her individual exhibit Lewis Hine and the Mission to Expose Child Labor, as the best from the Southwest Region and she also earned the award for the Most Creative Individual Exhibit in Colorado as presented by the Optimists of Monaco South. The same organization also recognized the efforts of Riley Hall, Paris Cutler, and Elli Trussell with the Most Creative Group Exhibit in Colorado award for their project Freedom Riders: Would You Get on the Bus?
These students also took part: Zanna Moore, Holly Redmond, Mo Bartley, Teagan Garand, Suanna Gustavson, Trey Furnas, Natalie Miner, Jasmine Madril, Maia Collins, Jessica Reed, Seth Gilleland, Logan McGlammery, Savannah Talley, Samuel Coleman, Joe Genualdi, Ryan Genualdi, Seamus Millett, Madison Norcross, Clarissa Sampson, Emily Knickerbocker and Avery Lazare.
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