Student Spotlight, Dec. 3, 2012

Pottery class at Palisade High School

Palisade High School art teachers will host a pottery camp this Saturday in Room 138 at the high school.

The camp will teach students how to throw on a potter’s wheel and each student will complete one pottery project. Proceeds from the camp will help the school’s art department buy new equipment.

Sessions for children ages 3–13 will be from 9–10 a.m., 10:30–11:30 a.m. and noon–1 p.m. Each session costs $15 per child and there is a limit of 20 children per session.

A Mommy and Me session for kids and parents will be from 1:30–2:30 p.m. for $25 per parent and child. Visit to download an application. Applications are due by Wednesday.

Call Lori Raper at 254-4825 for information.

Society inducts Colorado Mesa students


The following Colorado Mesa University students have been inducted into the Colorado Gamma chapter of Alpha Chi:

Alex Asay, Kristin Balbier, Robert Z. Beach, Rebekah Bossard, Amber Brown, Emily Coate, Jessica Casebolt, Andrew Clausen, Natalie Clayton, Marissa Curtis, Raelynn Early, Jared Emmert, Jessica Enstrom, Russell Glenn, Jennifer Graham, and Megan Hart.

Also, Amy Hurshman, Travis Johnson, Abigail Kent, Amanda Lauderbach, Sara McGuire, Hali Meyer, Isaac Morales, Nicole Rose, Kyra Rosenkrance, Michael Rowe, Bethany Saunders, Kayla Schaffer, Eric Sisneros, Dakota Valerio, Kellan Waitley, Tia Wassom-Thornhill, Marilyn Wilcox, and Brooke Williams.

Alpha Chi is a national honor society that invites high-achieving juniors, seniors, and graduate students from all academic disciplines to join. Alpha Chi inductees not only maintain high grade-point averages, but are acknowledged by faculty to be of upstanding character.

Youth represents state at convention


West Middle School sixth-grader Ethan Bruni represented Colorado at the American Rabbit Breeders Association’s National Convention on Oct. 25–30 in Wichita, Kan.

Bruni also participated in several youth education contests and competitions as a member of District 4 and individually at the convention. He earned a junior class winning ribbon for a painting, three blue ribbons for photographs and a white ribbon for pottery.

Kiwanis of GJ names students of month


Students of the Month recognized by the Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction for October are Katherine Lindsay Erb, Palisade High School; Naomi Coleman, Central High School; Ellen Atkinson, Grand Junction High School; and Phillip Nelson, Fruita Monument High School.

Students are recognized for academic performance, involvement in extracurricular activities and service to the community


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