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CMC offers hands-on science exploration workshops for children, parents

Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs is offering one more in a series of workshops that open up a venue for children (fourth grade and above) and their parents to explore science together. Workshops will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. in two week increments (four sessions per workshop).

Parent-child teams will learn and apply science and math concepts while engaged in hands-on activities. The final workshop is building and racing solar cars (July 11-20).

The workshops will be held at the college’s Glenwood Center at 1402 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs.

Space is limited so early registration is advised. The workshop is $60 per adult-child team. The child can be accompanied by an adult or an older sibling. Adult-child teams may register at CMC in Glenwood Springs, or by calling 945-7486.

Megan E. Davin graduates from Green Mountain College

Megan E. Davin, of Carbondale, graduated from Green Mountain College on May 14 with an M.S. degree in sustainable food systems.

Jacqueline Larouche earns faculty honors at Georgia Tech

Jacqueline Larouche, of Carbondale, earned the distinction of faculty honors for Spring 2016 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.

Gray Bryant Bower graduates from Fort Hays State University

Gray Bryant Bower of Carbondale graduated from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas, in the spring 2016 semester with a Bachelor of Science in psychology.

Local students graduate from Fort Lewis College

In a ceremony on April 30, 2016, over 500 Fort Lewis College graduates and their families packed Whalen Gymnasium for Spring Commencement. The speaker chosen to offer the Commencement Address was Colorado’s Lieutenant Governor, Joseph Garcia. Local students include Hope Archambo, of Rifle, graduated with a major in elementary education; Mckenzie Hill, of Glenwood Springs, graduated magna cum laude with a major in psychology; and Camille Ingram, of Carbondale, graduated with a major in art.

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