Student Spotlight, July 22, 2013
■ Amanda Rogers of Grand Junction received a doctorate of philosophy degree May 13 from the Laney Graduate School of Emory University in Atlanta.
■ Joseph Arnold of Grand Junction graduated May 19 with a bachelor’s degree from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
■ Lauren Karp of Grand Junction, a 2012 Central High School graduate, was named to the spring 2013 semester dean’s list at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Virtual school information
session set for families
Colorado Connections Academy, a tuition-free, fully accredited virtual public school, will sponsor a free information session from 6:30–8 p.m. Tuesday at Courtyard by Marriott, 765 Horizon Drive.
Families are invited to attend and learn about the school’s online program and individualized approach to kindergarten through 12th-grade education. Online information sessions are also planned.
Visit http://www.ConnectionsAcademy.com or call 800-385-3010 for information.
IntelliTec resource fair
IntelliTec College will sponsor a Community Resource Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its campus, 772 Horizon Drive.
The public is invited to visit booths of local community representatives, who will provide information about their specific services and how the community can access them. Volunteers will be on hand to help people locate the services they require.
Resources represented at the fair include an immunization clinic by the Mesa County Health Department, advocates for children in foster care and people with disabilities from Ariel Clinical Services, advice on savings, investments and budget planning from Wells Fargo, dental services by Cavity Free at Three and massage services by the college’s massage therapy program.
Door prizes will be given and hot dogs and hamburgers will be sold at the fair to benefit a community outreach fund that will be set aside to aid IntelliTec students with the everyday challenges of living, working and attending school.
Common student expenses include school supplies and day-care costs.
Call 245-8101 or visit http://www.IntelliTec. edu for information.