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Elks Lodge scholarship recipientsMatthew Wilson, Andrew Katers, Adam Hansen, Jesse Hansen, Tessie Tracy, Mollie Rose Rumery, and Mitchell Trebesh, all of Glenwood High School, and Katheryne Bannor of Roaring Fork High received scholarships from Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge 2286 for the upcoming school year. Kassie Burtard, attending Mesa State College, received a continuing education award for the Elks. The Elks awarded $6,150 to area students.Jones commissionedas second lieutenantJohn T. Jones has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force after completing the Air Force ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) program and graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.John is the son of Michael L. and Nanette Jones of Glenwood Springs.Donald Cyr memorialSt. Mary of the Crown Catholic Church in Carbondale will host a gathering to celebrate the life of Don Cyr at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22. All are invited to celebrate Don’s life and share memories with his wife, Lois, and daughters, Elaine and Leslie. Mortensen receives medalLance Cpl. Cody Mortensen recently won the distinguished Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his performance in radio communications with the 3rd Marine Division in Southeast Asia. He is on assignment in South Korea. A Glenwood Springs native, Mortensen entered the Marine Corps in 2002 and is the son of Dan and Stacy Mortensen. Lance Cpl. Cody Mortensen recently won the distinguished Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his performance in radio communications with the 3rd Marine Division in Southeast Asia. He is on assignment in South Korea. A Glenwood Springs native, Mortensen entered the Marine Corps in 2002 and is the son of Dan and Stacy Mortensen.


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