People in the News
Saturday April 25, 2015

Grady Simpson, Paonia, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association®, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization.
Junior members of the association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.

April is National Donate Life Month, which celebrates organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation. Locally, Colorado will be celebrating with Donate Life Night at Coors Field on April 25, where a young girl whose life was saved by an organ transplant will throw out the first pitch of the game.

Susan Fisher received a Project for Continuing Education grant of $3,000 from  P.E.O. International Chapter to pursue a teaching degree in special education K-12. P.E.O. Chapter GT, Delta, submitted Fisher’s name for consideration for the grant. Nelda Barnes was Fisher’s sponsor, according to local scholarship chairman Grace Burgevin.

Taylor Polson of Crawford and Skylar Simpson of Paonia were recognized as First-Year Scholars for the fall 2014 semester at the University of Northern Colorado. To be named a First-Year Scholar, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or higher for their first semester at UNC.

The following local  residents received degrees from Western Governors University (WGU):
Jane Corey, Delta, bachelor of science, health informatics;

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