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Education Briefs

Glenwood Springs Elks Scholarship recipients

The Glenwood Springs Elks General and Perpetual Scholarship committees are pleased to announce this year’s scholarship recipients. The Elks were able to grant $17,000 to 11 students.

Coal Ridge High School

Mariela Martinez $3,000

Laura Harju $2,000

Riley Bolitho $1,000

Olivia Wernsmann $1,000

Katie Barner $1,000

Roaring Fork High School

Jackson Hardin $1,000

Roy Benge $1,000

Glenwood Springs High School

Jordan DeCrow $1,000

Alphonse Fischer $3,000

Austin Gonsalves $2,000

Kevin Flohr earns Academic Achievement Award

Kevin Flohr, of Glenwood Springs, earned the 2014-15 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Award recognition. Flohr, a member of the Skyhawk men’s basketball team, is majoring in Business Administration – Business Administration option at Fort Lewis College.

The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division 2 level. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work, and have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year. All 14 Skyhawk varsity programs had at least one student-athlete earn the award.

New students enroll at Fort Lewis College

The Fall 2015 semester welcomed new transfer and freshmen students from all over the country to Durango.

Kiefer Brocker, of Glenwood Springs, will be studying Business Administration.

Adjoa Hursey, of Carbondale, will be studying Art.

Olin Morrison, of Glenwood Springs, will be studying English.

Ariel Murphy, of Carbondale, will be studying Business Administration.

Ian Rothman, of Carbondale, will be studying Marketing.

Victoria Schlueter, of Carbondale, will be studying Early Childhood Education.

Nikole Simecek, of Carbondale, will be studying Chemistry.

Logan Gallardo, of Carbondale, will be studying Environmental Studies.

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