Student Spotlight, Aug. 7, 2017
■ Becca Hansen Theander, a 2013 Grand Junction High School graduate, graduated May 13 with honors from Colorado Christian University in Lakewood. She received a double degree in accounting and business management with a minor in Biblical studies.
■ Anna St. Peter was awarded the Grand Mesa Sweet Adelines Chorus Darlene Guerriere Vocal Music Scholarship for the 2017–18 school year at Colorado Mesa University. St. Peter will pursue her passion for teaching music with the goal of introducing students to a variety of forms of music while instilling an understanding and appreciation for the musical arts.
■ Sarah McCutchan of Rifle, a student at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, traveled abroad this summer as part of the university’s largest group of student travelers in university history.
More than 650 students participated in 34 programs that took them to Greece, Brazil, England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Haiti and other locations.
■ Bailey Reiners of Grand Junction and Sam Stone of Montrose were named to the 2016–17 school year dean’s list at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.