Wesley Bierma earns graduates from Parkland
Wesley T. Bierma of Durango recently earned an associates degree or a certificate from Parkland College in Champaign, Ill.
Bierma is among more than 830 graduates from Parklands fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters.
Local to compete in finals rodeo
Cade Van Soelen, an eighth-grade home-schooled student, has earned a position on the Colorado State National Junior High Rodeo Team and will travel with teammates to compete in the eighth annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo on June 24-30 in Gallup, N.M. Cade will compete in the team roping competition.
The National Junior High Finals is the worlds largest junior high rodeo.
For more information and a broadcast station, visit http://nhsra.org.
Jeremy Morris named to Memphis Deans List
Jeremy Morris of Durango was named to the Deans List at the University of Memphis for the spring 2012 semester.
The Deans List is made up of students who have 12 or more earned hours in the semester with a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for that semester.
Humane society to hold K-9 Kamp
The Kids Kare K-9 Kamp will be held June 25-28, and the La Plata County Humane Society will hold one camp each month for the summer.
The participants will learn dog obedience training and grooming from Paws N Playtime. In addition, they will go in the surgery suite to watch a neutering procedure and learn why its important to have their pets spayed or neutered. They also will be educated about animal cruelty and neglect from animal protection officers.
For more information, call 259-2847.