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Education Briefs

Congratulations to these Terrific Kids from Glenwood Springs Elementary School who exemplified great teamwork skills. Their parents, grandparents, siblings, the principal and staff, plus members of Kiwanis celebrated their accomplishment on Sept. 15.
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Torrey Sanson makes dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University

Carbondale resident Torrey Sanson made the academic dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University. Sanson is honored for a spring semester 2015 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Sanson is joined by 1,880 other students receiving the same honor.

Grizzly Hockey offers new scholarship in memory of Mark Renfandt

A new scholarship is available exclusively for underprivileged children to introduce them to youth hockey. The “Youth Hockey Scholarship Fund in Memory of Mark Renfandt” got started when Renfandt’s widow, Missy, and the Rotary Club of Glenwood Springs presented a check for $3,500 to Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association hockey director Timothy “TK” Kwiatkowski, and association president, Peter Tibbetts.

The scholarship will be administered by the Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association’s scholarship committee. The scholarship is open to first-time players who meet the intent of scholarship. Registration is now open for the 2015-2016 season. “Try Hockey for Free” will be November 7 at the Glenwood Ice Rink. Interested families are strongly encouraged to contact hockey director Kwiatkowski as soon as possible at or 970-366-7311.

Jenna Brown named to the 2015 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-academic team

Jenna Brown, of Glenwood Springs, was named to the 2015 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference women’s soccer all-academic team. Brown, a undeclared major, earned honor roll accolades.

To qualify for First Team All-Academic consideration, a student-athlete must carry a 3.30 cumulative grade point average and must have been an active student at the institution for at least two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters. All players who were not voted to the first Team All-Academic were automatically qualified for the All-Academic Honor Roll.

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