Paonia High School senior Zach Milner has been appointed to the United States Coast Guard Scholars (CGAS) program and will attend the Marion Military Institute in Alabama this fall.
The application process is very lengthy, said Milner.
Krista Trefren, the daughter of Amy and Jed Trefren of Hotchkiss, has officially accepted a nomination to the U.S. Naval Academy made by Senator Mark Udall.
Trefren and her sister attend Culver Academy in Indiana.
Cameron Cotten received a doctorate in chemical and biological engineering from the University of Wisconsin at graduation exercises Dec. 21. Cameron is a 2005 graduate of Hotchkiss High School.
Tessa Weber of Hotchkiss has been named to Chatham University’s fall 2014 Dean’s List.
To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must carry a GPA of at least 3.5 and complete a minimum of 12 credits for a letter grade.
Paolo Bacigalupi of Paonia has been nominated for an Edgar® Award in the Best Young Adult category for his novel, “The Doubt Factory.” The author posted on his Facebook account that he is “Very pleased and honored.”