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Seven students were recent recipients of the scholarships given by the Seven Stars Rebekah Lodge in Carbondale. Scholarships are given to Basalt or Carbondale students who want to further their education, but did not receive a lot of other scholarship help. The money for the scholarships is raised by sales in the lodge’s Near New Shop located on the ground floor of the lodge building. All items for sale are donations from the surrounding communities.

Happy 50th birthday, Joni Bates, from all your friends and family. You’re still nifty at “50!”

Danciger Tybar Ranch LLC in Carbondale owns two bulls listed in the 2009 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo. Issued in both the spring and fall, the new report features the latest performance information available on 6,305 sires, and is currently accessible at http://www.angussiresearch.com.”This report provides both Angus breeders and commercial cattle producers using Angus genetics with accurate, predictable selection tools for improving their herd,” says Bill Bowman, American Angus Association chief operating officer and director of performance programs. The fall 2009 evaluation includes updated research reports for heifer pregnancy and docility. Decision-making tools also include $Values, the suite of bio-economic indexes designed to assist commercial producers in simplifying the genetic selection process. The semiannual analysis for the Sire Evaluation Report contains more than 17 million measures used to generate over 51 million EPDs for the Angus breed.



Colorado State University students Jessica Smeins and Kayla Lieblick, both of Carbondale, were recently awarded scholarships for the 2009-10 school year.Smeins, a senior, was awarded the William and Mary Hathaway Scholarship for $1,700. A psychology and human development and family studies major, Smeins is a 2006 graduate of Roaring Fork High School. Her parents are Kim Smeins of Glenwood Springs and Dewey Smeins of Carbondale. She is a member of Psi Chi and the Academic Interest Group for Human Development and Family Studies.Lieblick, a junior, was awarded the Kotsiopulos Memorial Scholarship for $1,100 from the College of Applied Human Sciences, and the CSU Women’s Association Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. Lieblick, an interior design major, is a 2007 graduate of Colorado Rocky Mountain School.

Merrill Johnson from Carbondale, a University of Denver Daniels College of Business undergraduate student, made the Hornbeck Scholars List for spring quarter of the 2008-09 school year. The dean’s list honors those undergraduate students who have achieved a quarterly grade point average of 3.75 or above while taking at least 15 credit hours.The Hornbeck Scholars List recognizes those undergraduate students who, in a given quarter, have earned a 4.0 grade point average while taking between 12 and 14 credit hours. The Hornbeck Scholar honor is named in memory of Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck, a distinguished DU graduate elected to a Rhodes Scholarship in 1904, the first year of Rhodes Scholarship eligibility for American students.The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver is ranked among the top business schools in the world by BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report and the Financial Times. In 2008, it celebrated its 100th anniversary.


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