Luke Tembrock received a Ph.D. in botany from the School of Biology at Colorado State University at commencement exercises on Dec. 18. Dr. Tembrock attended Hotchkiss schools, graduating from Hotchkiss High School in 1997. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Colorado Boulder. He is now employed as a research scientist at the USDA in Fort Collins. His parents are Bill and Kathy Tembrock of Hotchkiss.