Education Briefs

Local graduates from Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State University in Stillwater announces that Casey Jeseph Hilmes of Heserpus received a degree in animal science.

Hilmes is a 2008 graduate of Durango High School.

Local businesses raise money for scholarship

In memory of Marc Witkes, longtime Durango resident and distance runner, Steamworks Brewing Co. and Star Liquors have announced a joint donation of $2,811.39 to the Marc Witkes Memorial Scholarship at Fort Lewis College.

Money was raised through activities associated with the Steamworks Animas Valley Half Marathon, which was held June 9.

The marathon is a partnership of Steamworks. Durango Motorless Transit and Durango Sports Club. Star Liquors highlighted Steamworks’ brews as “Beer of the Month” for June, donating 25 cents of each Steamworks beer sale or $153 to the scholarship.

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Herald Staff