Mock trial award winners named
Several individual awards were handed out at the Western Slope Regional Mock Trial Tournament held Feb. 27-28 at the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs.
Awards for Best Attorney went to, from Glenwood Springs High School: Ryan Myler, Anton Freeman, Erin Bucchin, Sophia Hayes, Omar Baca, Ellie Moser and Chandler Hagemann; from Rifle High School: Kohl Keithley and Zephery Prestholt; and from Grand Junction High: McKenna Raimer.
Awards for Best Witness went to, from Glenwood Springs: Nina Aley, Harrison Coley and Jacob Cheney; from Rifle: Sam Steele and Caden Walton; from Grand Junction: McKenna Raimer and Katie Fain; and from Grand Junction R-5: Sharon Foster and J.T. Linn.
Local students named to Collegiate Academic All-Stars
USA Cycling has announced the fall class of Collegiate Academic All-Stars. The Fall 2015 class of riders is composed of 79 riders from 15 different schools; 16 of these riders are from Fort Lewis College. All collegiate cyclists face the challenge of balancing school while racing, and the Academic All-Star program seeks to recognize those that go above and beyond by achieving top grades in the classroom while also competing at USA Cycling Collegiate National Championships. Local students are Casey Hynes of Glenwood Springs, whose major is history; and Cormac McGeough of Carbondale, whose major is economics.
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