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Hollowell and Roggie wed

Al and Linda Stoltzfus and Muriel Roggie, all of Glenwood Springs, are pleased to announce the marriage of their children, Amy Hollowell and Karl Roggie.

The wedding took place Saturday, July 5, during a family gathering at Lake Powell. Both Amy and Karl are 1989 graduates of Glenwood Springs High School.

Amy is employed by the city of Glenwood Springs and Karl is employed by Fire Sprinkler Services, Inc.

DuBois earns

Dean’s Citation

Robert DuBois Jr. of Glenwood Springs, a marketing major at the University of Northern Colorado, recently earned a dean’s citation for academic excellence for the spring semester in the Monfort College of Business. The college honors students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester.

New baby

Jason and Ragina Shoup of Rifle welcomed Dakota Lynn Shoup May 3, 2003, at Valley View Hospital. She weighed in at six pounds, one ounce and was 18.5 inches long. Her grandparents are Roy and Diane Cerise of New Castle, Richard and Linda Shoup of Rifle, and Barbara Andreatta of San Diego, Calif.

Collier wins scholarship

Andrea Collier of Glenwood Springs has won a $1,000 scholarship from U.S. Bancorp.

She is a 2003 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School and is the daughter of Linda Collier and U.S. Bancorp employee Clayton Collier.

Andrea also was also the Demon Doings columnist for the Glenwood Springs Post Independent for the 2002-2003 school year.

Sackett graduates

Loren Sackett of Aspen graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., May 25. The psychology major is the daughter of Lee Cassin of Aspen and Mark Sackett of Carbondale. She is a graduate of Aspen High School.

FBLA students honored at national conference

Our Future Business Leaders of America correspondent Zack Akin recently filled us in on FBLA activities:

“Lindsey Steele, Leslie Simms and Zack Akin were honored at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference. FBLA is a professional association for students pursuing business careers. Zack Akin, 2003 graduate of Rifle High School, competed in the Outstanding Future Business Leader event and placed fourth out of 71 state and country winners from three continents.

“Lindsey Steele, RHS junior, ran for the office of National Parliamentarian. After receiving first place in the state of Colorado, Leslie Simms, also an RHS junior, took her award winning speech to nationals, to compete in the Public Speaking II event. Lindsey and Leslie also participating in the Institute for Leaders (IFL) program in Dallas.”

Seymour graduates

Danielle Lea Seymour, a 1997 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School, was awarded a master of business administration and a master of health administration from the University of Colorado at Denver. She is currently living in Boulder and is employed at Longmont United Hospital as the cardiovascular services systems administrator.

On bragging

People who brag about taking a middle-of-the-road position tend to forget they’re setting themselves up for being hit from both directions.


The fellow who blows his horn the loudest is usually the one in the biggest fog.

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