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Local students graduate from Fort Lewis College

In December, three local students were among 200 Fort Lewis College graduates.

Kayla Gagnon of Gypsum graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology – Cellular & Molecular Biology option.

Braley Keefe of Carbondale graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies – Policy option.

Briana O’Kane of Glenwood Springs graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology.

BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship accessible online

Junior and senior high school students in Northern Colorado and Wyoming are encouraged to apply for the $5,000 BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship awarded annually by Better Business Bureau Center for Character Ethics Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming and Rotary Clubs in Districts 5440, 5450 and 5470 that fall within the BBB service territory.

The scholarship, which can be used at the school of the recipient’s choice, will be awarded in April to the student who submits the winning essay based on the topic “How Does the Rotary Four-Way Test Apply to Your Life?” Submission deadline is Feb. 2.

Students interested in applying for the scholarship should contact a Rotary Club member in their community to first make sure the club is participating in the scholarship program. If so, the student can then access and complete the electronic application at

Additional information about the program is available by contacting Betti Seay, BBB vice president/community relations, at or 970-488-2031.

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