Fort Lewis College students work with AmeriCorps
These local Fort Lewis College students were recognized for their work with AmeriCorps:
Amanda Crites of Durango received a 675 Hour Award.
Stephen Sellers of Durango received a 450 Hour Award.
Christine Myers of Durango received a 900 Hour Award.
AmeriCorps members serve in a nonprofit or government site focusing on either education or capacity building projects. The member completes 450 to 900 hours in one area that gives back to the local community. Upon completion of service, members receive an AmeriCorps Education Award between $1,468 to $2,775 depending on the level of their time commitment.
Tyler Otteson graduates from university May 25
Tyler Otteson of Hesperus graduated from the University of San Diego on May 25.
Otteson earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
Cowbelles announces scholarship recipients
The La Plata County Cowbelles and the La Plata-Archuleta County Cattlemen Association announce the students selected to receive their annual scholarships.
The Cowbelles and Cattlemen provide the scholarships program as a way to support local youth that are interested in agriculture. Applicants are judged on the quality of the application, academic achievements, extracurricular activities and contributions explicitly related to agriculture.
The La Plata County Cowbelles have chosen Kayla Boren and Lorianne Stevens to each receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2014-2015 school years.
The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen Association has selected seven students to each receive a $1,000 scholarship. The names of those selected are: Austin McMenimen, Bryce Boren, Kelton Richmond, Michael Semler, Austin Riley, Miranda LaShell and Russell VanSoelen.
This is the inaugural year for the Phyllis Lee Memorial Scholarship, which is administered by the La Plata County Cowbelles. The family of Phyllis Lee announces that Megan Semler will be the recipient for the 2014-2015 school years.
Carly Pierson named to dean’s list for spring
Carly Pierson of Durango was named to Cornell College’s dean’s list for the Spring 2014 semester.
Pierson earned Honors. Honors signifies a semester grade-point average of 3.6 to 3.79.
Cornell College is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa. For more information, visit www.cornellcollege.edu.
Miller Middle School announces Honor Roll
Miller Middle School announces that these students were named to the second semester Honor Roll:
Eighth grade 3.5 or above: Kalyn Alexus, Jayse Baruch, Tatum Behn, Jordan Belt, Trevor Candelaria, Kathia Castillo, Michael Clements, Anna Denali, Elijah Fenton, Brooke Francom, Grace Frideger, Camille Jacobs, Benjamin Malone, Maggie Maloney, Brooke Mazur, Gavin Mestas, William Meyer, Mara Morrissey, Cody Nightingale, Nicholas Piccaro, Kyle Pritchard, Victoria Reeve, Fiona Rodebaugh, Frankie Romero, Brett Rowland, Steven Sigillito, Landen Sill, Maxwell Sinberg, Emmett Stottlemyer, Jenna Szczech, Isabelle Tyler and Emma Vogel.
Eighth grade 4.0: SheaLynn Baca, Brianna Brown, Payten Craig, Dragon Cruz-Yen, Madeleine Dearlen, Cameron DeLacey, Candace Dellinger, Chantel Foltz, Luke Meyer, Carter Reiter, Robert Reiter and Maxwell Wilson.
Seventh grade 3.5 or above: Jarvie Arnold, Payton Azhocar, Kylie Bergman, Natalie Biery, Margaret Braner, Ashley Carpenter, Ana Castillo, Pedro Delgado Aramburo, Siena DiGiacomo, Morgan Durand, Harley Farkas, Logan Fullington, Dawson Garland, Charlotte Hale, Ethan Holst, Olivia Johnson, Trisan Justus, Kaitlyn Noble, Lana Patterson, Darla Robinson, Luisa Tavares, Lance Townsend, Wendy Rios Vega, Sawyer Ward, Joseph White, Taylor Wolf and Tyshawn Yazzie.
Seventh grade 4.0: Margaret Bachman, Jack Bettie, Cassandra Blau, Alan Bohachevsky, Madeline Brand, Benjamin DeBelina, Nicholas Dudley, Indigo Farmer, Marcus Flint, Quinn Griswold, Alexander Hise, Emma Jaber, Benjamin Kelley, Caroline Knight, Sasha Kozak, Ian Mattox, Caeley McClain, Nathan Parker, Kylie Phipps, Stella Potemkin, Jordan Reuille Dupont, Lydia Schertz, Ava Stills, Gwendolyn Stoddard, Haley Szczech, Elena Thompson, Sarah Vierling, Cole Waddell, Siena Widen and Kayla Willis.
Sixth grade 3.5 or above: Riley Amos, McKenzie Belt, Victoria Brunvand, Elsie Cady, Mia Carpool, Hannah Coster, Simon Donnaway, Eleanor Feir, Shelby Flory, Garrett Francom, Cobe Freeburn, Chloe Gauthier, Jaclyn Govreau, Chloe Hammersmith, Jamie Hitti, Gwyneth Irwin, Osias Madrid, Jack Maher, Kealey Meyer, Logan Moore, Olivia Mumery, Kalista Pena, Patricia Pena, Emily Romero, Joseph Somrak, Austin Swan, Jordan Taylor, Lola Thomas, Jack Whistler, Mina Willemin, Carver Willis, Hannah Wills and Aspen Wyatt.
Sixth grade 4.0: Rebecca Bowers, Miles Bronson, Emma Bryant, Madeleine Burns, Liane Bygel, Kendall Floyd, Madeline Gleason, Leland Heinicke, Ivey Hermesman, Carson Matz, Corbin Miller, Annika Piccaro, Madeline Robbins, Skyler Sands, Bailey Smith, Saylor Stottlemyer, Luke Tichi, Nicholas Unkovskoy and Faith Worthy.
Joshua Stout graduates with honors from university
Joshua Stout of Durango graduated with honors from the University of Denver on June 7, earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a bachelor’s degree in criminology with a minor in business administration.
Stout also received a Distinction in Criminology and was inducted into the National Honors Society of Sociology, Alpha Kappa Delta. He will continue his education with a graduate program in Fall 2015.
He is the son of Sue Beller and Terry Stout, both of Durango.
Local students named to FLC dean’s list
Fort Lewis College named these local students to its dean’s list for the Spring 2014 semester:
Bayfield: Skye Sarnow, Taylor Swanemyr, Nicole Hamann, Anthony James, Jasmine Park, Stefan Skoglund, Mary Elisabeth McLaughlin, Bailey Conaty, Garrett Harriman, McKenzie Rayburn, Laurel Baldwin, Jonathan Rudolph, Abigail Damp and Morgan Miller.
Durango: Haydn Collard, Elizabeth Dahlmann, Austin Faulkner, Chase Gaumond, Jessica Gwilliam, Kaley Meyer, Joshua Mudge, Bryanna Natonabah, Trisha Serrano, Chayse Romero, Dawn Turner, Pariss Trujillo, Angie Bowser, Matthew Smith, Seneca Wolman, Michael Conway, Anna Crona, Amber Hutchins, David Fountain, Alexa Chance, Anna Eagan, Sophia Hampton, Thomas Poole, Christopher Barton, Katherine McLain, Elyse Parcell, Jonathan Maestas, Kaylyn LeClaire, Margaret Leek, Ryan Standish, Maly Strietzel, Alister Ratcliff, Candace Shriver, Thomas Michaels, Brittany Holland, Lea Gibbens, Isaac Segura, Alexa Whalen, Jillian Lane, Samuel Barnes, Griffin Easter, Brooke Milliet, Cacia Pope, Dawnmarie Lawson, Evan Meyer, Phillip Haas, Autumn Ward, Richard Feeney, Cooper Travis, Haleigh Lyon, Kenneth Breece, Hollie Wall, Lionel Di Giacomo, Christopher Loveless, Caleb Speas, Madeleine Froncek, Stephanie Pena, Jamie Avila, James Martin, John Spear, Phillip Scott, Luke Perkins, Michael Warfield, Kimberly Allen, Daniel Yeager, Dominique Ward, Travis Ketelsleger, Clara Gray-Stallings, Jaimie Welbourn, Daria Winterholter, Keegan Jordan-Matney, Kolten Brennan, Geoffrey Johnson, Kennedy Clark, Shondeen Hechter, Jennie Coggins, Kaila Hart, Magena Marzonie, Jenna Brooks, Bonnie Albright, Anisa Nakai, Levi Kurlander, Alisha Mozingo, Robert Wasserman, Jason Hoskins, Chaondra Rochelle, Jessica Lane, Amanda Gwaltney, Gabriel Wilson, Christian Belman, Ryan Barela, Hunter Nichols, Geoffrey Swarts, Dustin Kimball, Remi Majeski, Anna Ortega, Samuel Schnarch, Kayla Catlin, Laura Brothers and Julie Hutson.
Mancos: Gabriel Doelger, Courtney Cannon, Rebekah Short and Matthew McGuire.
Ignacio: Caitlin Martin, Jordyn Harrison and Shane Richmond.
Pagosa Springs: Morgan Galvin, Amber Lark,, Brooke Spears, Mary Brinton, Megan Bryant and Marcus West.
Cortez: James De Staso, Baley Springmeyer, Arlina O’Camb, Abigail Engel, Wilbert Slowman, Lawrence Walker, Raena Conklin and Claire West.
Hesperus: Madeigh Winsor, Christian Gillen and Sarah Armstrong.
These students took at least 15 credits of gradable hours and achieved a 3.60 or higher grade-point average.