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Education Briefs

The Glenwood Springs Elementary School third-graders will present “Up!,” a music program, at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the GSES gym. The show should last about 30-35 minutes.

Dr. Deborah Loper, dean of arts and sciences for Colorado Mountain College, recently received a nomination to become a member of the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance Professionals. The nomination recognizes outstanding professionals who have moved their profession forward in a positive manner.

Before joining the staff at CMC, Loper was a professor and department chair of health and human performance at Nebraska Wesleyan, where her area of expertise was exercise science. She has also taught at the University of Nebraska. Her current duties at CMC put her in charge of curriculum for general education classes, across the comprehensive community college’s seven campuses in north-central Colorado.

Colorado Mountain College’s Roaring Fork Campus will hold graduation at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, in the Spring Valley Center gymnasium, followed by a reception in the campus cafe.

John Adams will provide music ” a fresh fusion of folk, rock and country. In an honored campus tradition, each graduate is invited to say a few words as diplomas are received, and outstanding graduates will be recognized.

Parents, friends and community members are invited to attend. For further information, please contact Abbie Dickinson at 947-8212.

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