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Diana Banks makes honor roll at Washington and Lee University

Diana Banks of Glenwood Springs, a member of the class of 2017 at Washington and Lee University, has earned honor roll status for the recently ended fall term 2014.

Honor roll status at Washington and Lee represents a term grade-average of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Christian Bergen-Aragon selected for induction into Emerson College’s Purple Key Leadership Society

Glenwood Springs’ Christian Bergen-Aragon, majoring in journalism, has been chosen for induction into Emerson College’s Purple Key Leadership Society for the 2014-15 academic year.

Recipients of this honor have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service, solid academic achievement, and a commitment to civic engagement. The students have completed at least 88 credits each prior to the Fall 2014 semester with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, and are in good social standing. Applicants were reviewed by a committee comprising students from the junior class and members of the academic and student affairs staffs, according to the following criteria: leadership and service; academic achievement; citizenship and civic engagement; and future potential leadership.

Jalyn Carlson makes dean’s list at Coastal Carolina University

Jalyn Carlson, a sophomore from Silt majoring in Early Childhood Education, was among approximately 2,125 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the Fall 2014 dean’s list.

To qualify for the dean’s list, upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average and be enrolled full time.

Two locals make dean’s list at Washington and Lee University

Diana Banks and Joseph Ciborowski, both of Glenwood Springs, have earned dean’s list status for the recently ended fall term 2014 at Washington and Lee University. To be on the dean’s list, students must earn above a 3.4 grade point average.

Jacqueline Larouche earns faculty honors at Georgia Tech

Jacqueline Larouche of Carbondale earned the distinction of faculty honors for Fall 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.

CRMS hosts Time photographer

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is hosting author Robert Nickelsberg for a speaking engagement at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 2. The event is open to the public, and admission is $5. Nickelsberg, a Time magazine contract photographer for 25 years, documented conflicts in Kashmir, Iraq, Sri Lanka, India and Afghanistan. Information at

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