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Memories & Milestones

Snow Box Derby winners

As happens at all of our Scout events, each and every one of our Cub Scouts from New Castle’s Pack 221 walked away winners. We all did our best. A special thank you goes out to Sunlight Mountain Resort, Tom Hayes, and all of his crew for making our day special. Congratulations to all and a special recognition to the following trophy winners: The Tiger Cubs (first grade): first Wyatt Brandt, second Fabian Quintero, third Pierce Ruechel, Best Design Fabian Quintero; The Wolf Den (second grade): first Elijah Roberts, second Logan Grivy, third Mason Acha, Best Design, Josiah Diaz. The Bear Den (third grade): first Drake Harcourt, second A.J. Montes, third Rohan Gerrald, Best Design, A.J. Montes; The Webelos (fourth and fifth grade): first Jared Allison, second Carson Matherly, third Haiden Atkinson, Best Design Jared Allison. The overall Best Design was won by Jared Allison, and the Grand Champion for 2014 is Drake Harcourt.  Congratulations to each and every one of you. 

John Harcourt

New Castle Cub Scouts, Pack 221

Kiwanis Terrific Kids

Twenty-seven kids at Glenwood Springs Elementary School were awarded the coveted “Terrific Kids” certificate at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 21. The Terrific Kids program allows teachers to recognize kids who have demonstrated specific character and behavioral traits during a given month. “Terrific” is an acronym for the traits Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable. Kiwanis sponsors Terrific Kids programs in several local schools, including St. Stephen’s, Sopris Elementary and Kathryn Senor. Surveys have shown that behavioral problems are reduced by 60-70 percent in schools using the Terrific Kids program, which schools can adapt to their specific needs. For more information, contact Deana Hermanson, Kiwanis president (970-945-8511) or Penny McDill, Kiwanis president-elect (970-319-9684).


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