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Education Briefs

Erica Arensman graduates from Wesleyan University

On May 28, 2017, Erica Arensman of Glenwood Springs graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA degree from the College of Social Studies.

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

More than 400 students were named to Fort Lewis College’s dean’s list for the Spring 2017 semester. These students took at least 15 credits of gradable hours and achieved a 3.60 or higher grade point average.

Jessie Murillo Vega of Glenwood Springs, whose major is Cellular & Molecular Biology.

Paul Roman of Marble, whose major is Engineering.

Katie Barner of Silt, whose major is Accounting.

Adjoa Hursey of Rifle, whose major is Art-Graphic Design Option.

Nikole Simecek of Carbondale, whose major is Elementary Education.

Connor Bailes graduates from Marietta College

Connor Bailes of New Castle was among approximately 250 students who received diplomas at Marietta College’s 180th graduation ceremony on May 7, 2017, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. Bailes completed requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems.

Annie Schmidt named to Concordia University spring 2017 honors list

Annie Schmidt of Rifle was one of 241 students named to the Concordia University, Nebraska honors list for the spring 2017 semester.

The top 25 percent of all undergraduate students who complete at least 12 credit hours qualify for the honors list.

New Castle residents graduate from Oklahoma Baptist University

Morgan Groves (elementary education/early childhood education, magna cum laude) and Tucker Schultz (nursing), both of New Castle, received degrees during Oklahoma Baptist University’s 103rd Spring Commencement on May 19, 2017.

Jared D. Gambrel named to Bethany College dean’s list

Jared D. Gambrel of New Castle has been named to the dean’s list at Bethany College. To qualify for the academic honor, students must be enrolled full-time and earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 and above.

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