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Eli Bontrager named to CSU College of Engineering dean’s list

Eli Bontrager, of New Castle, was recognized for outstanding academic achievements during the fall semester by being selected to the CSU College of Engineering’s dean’s list. The dean’s list requires students to earn a 3.80 GPA or better with a minimum of 14 hours of coursework during the semester.

Kevin Flohr named to 2014-15 RMAC All-Academic Team

Kevin Flohr, of Glenwood Springs, was named to 2014-15 RMAC All-Academic Team for the basketball season. Flohr’s major is Business Administration – Business Administration option.

To qualify for Academic All-RMAC, student-athletes must have a grade point average of 3.30 or better, be a starter or reserve, and have completed two consecutive semesters or three quarters at their current institution. Their cumulative GPA is what they had earned prior to basketball season beginning. RMAC sports information directors at schools that sponsor the sport of basketball selected the first team.

Local students named to dean’s list at Fort Lewis College

Over 450 students were named to Fort Lewis College’s dean’s list for the Fall 2014 semester. These students took at least 15 credits of gradable hours and achieved a 3.60 or higher grade point average. Local students include:

John Colia of Glenwood Springs; Biology – Biology for Secondary Teachers option.

Mckenzie Hill of Glenwood Springs; Psychology.

Kevin Flohr of Glenwood Springs; Business Administration – Business Administration option.

Casey Hynes of Glenwood Springs; Elementary Education.

Adam Sobke of Glenwood Springs; Accounting.

Paul Roman of Marble; Engineering.

Ashlynn Speakman of Parachute; Sociology / Human Services – Criminology option.

Ashley Williford of Parachute; Theatre – Secondary Drama Teaching option.

Alisha Mozingo / Gullion of Silt; English – English for Secondary Teachers option.

Casey Hynes of Glenwood Springs; Interdisciplinary Studies – Teacher Education option.


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