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Photo courtesy RFSDAccomplished science teacher Linda Loman Flohr (center) is shown last school year during a physics lab at Glenwood Springs High working with former students Tyler Mitchell (left) and Matt McAdow.

Glenwood Springs High School science teacher Linda Loman Flohr traveled with family members to Perth, Australia, to receive her doctorate in science education degree during graduation ceremonies at Curtin University.

Flohr was conferred in February with her Ph.D. in science education, based on her dissertation titled “Successful Practices in Urban Middle School Science Teaching.” The local teacher conducted the research for her dissertation in her eighth-grade science classroom in Philadelphia during the 2001 school year as a part of a National Science Foundation grant on improving urban science education.

Flohr, who is in her fifth year teaching at GSHS, teaches integrated physical science, beginning physics, physics and science seminar physics.

Lance Corporal Aaron Fry has served nine months in Iraq and is at home on leave for two weeks, visiting his parents, Brian and Linda Fry, at home in Basalt.

Aaron graduated from Glenwood Springs High School in 2003.

He is in the Communications Platoon of the 5th Marine Headquarters Company, and will return to Iraq Nov. 1.

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