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Education Briefs

Gauldin graduates from University of Denver

Anna Gauldin graduated summa cum laude with honors and distinction from the University of Denver with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and history and a minor in leadership. Gauldin, a 2011 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School, has joined Teach for America and will teach elementary school in the Denver area this fall.

Local students graduate from Fort Lewis College

In a ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2015, more than 400 Fort Lewis College graduates and their families packed Whalen Gymnasium for Spring Commencement. The speaker chosen to offer the Commencement Address was U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.

Nora Dwyer of New Castle received a bachelor’s degree with a major in Geology – Geology option.

Kevin Flohr of Glenwood Springs received a bachelor’s degree with a major in Business Administration – Business Administration option.

Taylor Gaddis of Carbondale received a bachelor’s degree with a major in Sociology/Human Services – General option.

Evan Meyer of Carbondale received a bachelor’s degree with a major in Sociology/Human Services – General option.

Roberts wins Garfield County Farm Bureau $1,000 scholarship

The winner of the Garfield County Farm Bureau 2015 $1,000 scholarship is Bryce Joseph Elmer Roberts of New Castle. Bryce is the son of Warren and Carla Roberts and graduated from Coal Ridge High School.

Each year the Garfield County Farm Bureau awards a scholarship to a Garfield County student that is pursuing an education that will help them to make a difference in agriculture. Bryce is planning on attending Colorado Mesa University this fall to start his degree in Chemistry. He hopes to apply his education in the field of chemistry to help improve fertilizers for the agriculture industry, making them safer and more cost effective. Bryce was involved in 4-H, sports, music and community service throughout his high school years as well as receiving academic letters all four years.

The Garfield County Farm Bureau congratulates Bryce on a positive high school career and wishes him a very successful future.

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