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Education Briefs

Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors grants $10,000 in scholarships to area seniors

The Glenwood Springs Association of is pleased to announce the following area high school graduates are the recipients of the association’s annual scholarship awards:

Bridges High School

LeftAlign.142Sarahi Avila $1,000

Coal Ridge High School

Ana Hernandez Gonzalez $1,000

Tzetzi Mendez $1,000

Glenwood Springs High School

Ana Anaya $500

AJ Briggs $1,000

Kougar Lott $1,000

Grand Valley High School

Chase Robert Aaron $1,000

Alex Hughes $500

Rifle High School

Giovanni Hernandez $1,000

Roaring Fork High School

Hailey Thompson $1,000

Yampah Mountain High School

Serena Kauffman $1,000

Gina Di Pasquo recognized by Purdue University for academic achievements

Gina Di Pasquo of Carbondale was among about 13,600 Purdue University students earning semester honors for the spring 2013 semester.

To earn semester honors, students must be attending at least half-time, have at least a 3.5 semester grade point average and at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

Western Rockies Federal Credit Union offers classroom grants

Western Rockies Federal Credit Union announces the availability of grants for classroom projects and events that teach aspects of financial education. The grants range between $50 and $500. Classroom teachers from Mesa and Garfield County K-12 public, private and charter schools are eligible to apply.

Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 15. Applications are available at the Western Rockies Federal Credit Union North Avenue, Fruita, Clifton and Rifle branches. For more information, contact Deborah Scenters at 970-243-2434 or

Child Find for Garfield School District Re-2

Attention New Castle, Silt and Rifle parents. Do you have a child between the ages of birth to 5? Do you have questions about their development or their developmental milestones? If you do call Deb Ghan, Child Find coordinator, at 970-319-7644 or 970-665-6802.

Sally Barnes makes Northern Arizona University’s Spring 2013 dean’s list

Sally Barnes, a Northern Arizona University SecEd-Spanish (BSED) major and resident of Glenwood Springs, was among more than 4,500 students who made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.

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