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Andrew Matson earns award in art show

Senior Andrew Matson was among Franklin College (Ind.) students receiving awards and prize money for their art on March 15 at the annual Ethos Art Show in Franklin. Matson placed second in the oil painting category for a portrait titled “Brooke Hunt Portrait.” This was his first art show outside of the college. Matson is the son of Mrs. Christina Ziegler of Glenwood Springs and Mr. and Mrs. Eric Matson of Shelbyville, Ind.

2014 Garfield Re-2 kindergarten registration

The Garfield School District Re-2 would like to welcome the class of 2027 to register for kindergarten this spring. Registration is available at: 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, at Kathryn Senor Elementary, New Castle, (970) 665-7700; 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Wamsley Elementary, Rifle, (970) 665-7950; and 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Graham Mesa Elementary, Rifle, (970) 665-7500.

Children must be 5 by Oct. 1, 2014, to be enrolled in kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year. When attending kindergarten registration, parents should bring the child’s birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residence documents.

This may include a utility bill, driver’s license, or property tax statement. Registration documents will be completed online at your school. Online registration is available at If you are unable to attend kindergarten registration, call the school to receive information on completing the online forms.

Grand Valley Educational Foundation scholarships

The following scholarships are available to Grand Valley High School seniors who will be attending college or vocational school in the fall. Contact Brenda Walck, at the Grand Valley High School Counseling Office, 285-5705, ext. 4106, for applications.

American Legion Ward Underwood Post #114 Academic Scholarship $1,000

American Legion Ward Underwood Post #114 Vocational Scholarship $1,000

Pam Brock Teacher Scholarship (two-year scholarship) $1,000 each year

Carl H. Bernklau Scholarship $2,500

Completed applications must be turned in to the Grand Valley High School Counseling Office by 3 p.m. April 17.

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