Student Spotlight, Feb. 4, 2013



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■ Joseph Ciborowski of Glenwood Springs was named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va.

■ Tyler Pollock of Grand Junction was named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio.

■ Benjamin C. Smith of Hotchkiss was named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

■ Amanda Winslow of Montrose was named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn.

■ Catherine E. Compton of Craig received a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science Dec. 15 from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.

Art Heritage Program receives $1,900

School District 51’s Art Heritage Program received a $1,900 donation from the recent “paddle auction” sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley. 

The donation will be used to create new lessons for the volunteer-supported art history and art education program. Art Heritage volunteers bring art into the classroom in 24 local elementary schools. 

To volunteer or for information, visit a local elementary school office or contact District 51 Visual Arts Coordinator Connie Robbins-Brady at 254-5489. More information is also online at

Scholarship applications available


■ Applications are now available for two scholarships through Montrose Emblem Club 91, an affiliate of the Montrose Elks Lodge. Scholarships will be awarded to seniors graduating from Montrose or Olathe high schools.

Eligible students are active in school, demonstrate financial need and want to pursue post-high school education. Applications and information are available at the Montrose and Olathe high school guidance offices. The deadline is April 18.

■ Hartman Brothers Centennial Scholarship applications are available at the Montrose and Olathe high school guidance offices and at Delta Montrose Technical College.

Scholarships are for students who will graduate in 2013 or who have graduated in the past two years from Montrose High, Olathe High, VISTA, Passage High, or a homeschool program or private school in Montrose or Olathe.

A medical/nursing scholarship and a technical/vocational scholarship are available. Applications are due April 10.

■ The Albert J. Aldasoro Scholarship was established by the Woolgrowers Association and the Montrose High School and Olathe High School FFA organizations.

The scholarship is for seniors graduating from Montrose or Olathe high schools who have taken agricultural education classes and want to pursue further education in agriculture. Applications are available at the guidance offices and agricultural departments of Montrose and Olathe high schools. The applications should be turned in by March 15 to Brett Saunders at Montrose.


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