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Education Briefs

Alison Conway graduates from Pepperdine University with a doctorate in clinical psychology

Alison Conway, daughter of Anne Dakin and Jim Conway, recently graduated from Pepperdine University with a doctorate in clinical psychology. She is a 2003 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School. Alison previously received her BA from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., and her MA from San Diego State University. She is currently completing an internship at the Loma Linda VA Medical Center. She will begin a postdoctoral fellowship at the Salt Lake City VA Medical Center this fall with an emphasis in post traumatic stress disorder and polytrauma.

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 2014 semester. These students took at least 15 credits of gradable hours and achieved a 3.60 or higher grade point average. Local students include:

Tessa Vanderhoof of Glenwood Springs; Vanderhoof’s major is liberal studies, with a primary concentration in English.

Mckenzie Hill of Glenwood Springs; Hill’s major is psychology.

Bryttnie Evans of Glenwood Springs; Evans’ major is sociology/human services.

Deidre Hiles of Glenwood Springs; Hiles’ major is Spanish – K-12 teaching option.

Kevin Flohr of Glenwood Springs; Flohr’s major is business administration – business administration option.

Jessie Murillo Vega of Glenwood Springs; Murillo Vega’s major is biology – cellular & molecular biology option.

Casey Hynes of Glenwood Springs; Hynes’ major is interdisciplinary studies – teacher education option.

Jenna Pearce of Glenwood Springs; Pearce’s major is Spanish – Spanish option and public health – psychosocial health option.

Shea Courtney of Carbondale; Courtney’s major is art – art option.

Joan Sundeen of Carbondale; Sundeen’s major is sociology/human services.

James Caudill of Carbondale; Caudill’s major is English – writing option.

Allison Rippy graduates from St. Olaf College

Allison Rippy of Glenwood Springs graduated summa cum laude from St. Olaf College. Rippy is a biology major. She is the daughter of William and Mary Rippy.

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