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Post Independent Writer

Spuhler makes dean’s list

Jessica Spuhler, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Spuhler of Glenwood Springs, made the dean’s list at Washington University in St. Louis. To make the dean’s list Spuhler had to have at least a 3.5 GPA.

Top “roadeo” finishers

Roger Maddox, Dave Brown, and Tim Holbrook, all of Glenwood Springs, and Garry Williams, of Basalt, all completed CDOT’s “roadeo.” The roadeo is designed to help CDOT professionals hone their winter maintenance knowledge and their equipment operation skills.

Landon Jay Boren

Nicole and Cody Boren welcomed their first son, Landon Jay Boren, into the world on April 21, at Valley View Hospital. Landon weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

Tianna Rose Berbert

Tianna Rose Berbert was born April 26, at Valley View Hospital. She was welcomed by her mother Raelyn Berbert and grandma Vivian Starb both of Silt, and granddad Jay Berbert of Denver.

Paddock on deans’ scholarship

Rifle High School’s Sherry Paddock accepted a Deans’ Scholarship to attend Fort Lewis College next fall. Deans’ Scholarship recipients will have $1,000 credited to their tuition bill. Sherry is the daughter of Mike and Wilma Paddock.

“Why Vote” contest winners

Rachel Reiter and Diana Ojeda of Glenwood Springs both won $1,000 during Dandelion Days for their first place essay and cartoon submissions in the “Why Vote” contest. Kevin Hartman of Carbondale and Malone Crow of Rifle placed second and took home $500. Cristen Sercel of Carbondale and Maria Jacobson of Basalt placed third. Rachel Mulry and Stephanie Pevec, both of Carbondale, received honorable mention. Andrew Zabel’s video, the only film entry, won $400.

Wake Up Now, a local group of about 50 members, sponsored the contest.

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