Student Spotlight, Feb. 17, 2014

■ Calvin Waters graduated May 16 from Johnson and Wales University in Denver, with a bachelor’s degree in culinary arts and food service management.

■ Sam Waters graduated Dec. 21 from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and technical communications and a minor in agriculture business and economics.

■ Dante Pestello of Fruita was among 47 Colorado students nominated by U.S. Sen. Mark Udall for appointment to five of the U.S. service academies. Pestello was nominated by Udall for both the U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

■ Jessica Deters, a 2013 graduate of Grand Junction High School, was named to the fall 2013 semester dean’s list at Colorado School of Mines in Golden. Deters also writes a blog for prospective students on the CSM website,

■ Tyler Palmer, a 2009 Grand Junction High School graduate, graduated Dec. 13 with a degree in petroleum engineering and a minor in economics from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden.

Enrollment at Juniper

Open enrollment is underway through Feb. 28 at Juniper Ridge Community School, 640 24 1/2 Road.

Those interested in learning more are invited to informational meetings set for 6 p.m. Feb. 17, 6 p.m. Feb. 19, 
10 a.m.–noon Feb. 22, 6 p.m. Feb. 25 and 6–8 p.m. Feb. 28, at the school.

The lottery will take place March 7. Visit or call 986-8219 for information.


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