People in the News
Tuesday July 29, 2014

Dessa Markley of Cedaredge, Patrick Sullivan of Hotchkiss and Kimerlyn Wellman of Hotchkiss were named to the Dean’s Honor Roll in recognition of their outstanding scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year at the University of Northern Colorado.
To be named to the honor roll, students must earn a grade point average of 3.50-3.74 in any two terms of the year.

Genevieve Novinger, a stay-at-home mom and community volunteer, represented Delta County at the Congressional Capital Conference in Washington, D.C., in June.
The conference is sponsored by Sen. Mark Udall, Colorado Mesa University and University of Colorado - Colorado Springs.

a05 schlappeCivil engineering associate André Schlappe was promoted from major to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves at a ceremony on June 29. The ceremony was conducted by 2nd Brigade’s commanding officer, Colonel Shane Buzza, at the Denver Federal Center.

Army Pvt. John T. Mock has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.

Keegan Palmer of Crawford earned selection to the honor roll at Oklahoma Christian University for the 2014 spring semester.
Palmer, a junior majoring in nursing, merited the honor by achieving a grade point average between 3.40 and 3.84 on a 4.00 scale during the spring semester.

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