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Local to attend Carolina University

Michael Thomas, a resident of Durango, has enrolled in Coastal Carolina University located in Conway, S.C.

For more information, visit www.coastal.edu.

Local Fort Lewis College students study aboard

The International Programs Office at Fort Lewis College announces that these local students are studying abroad for the Fall 2012 semester:

Abigail Damp of Bayfield is studying at University of Granada in Granada, Spain.

Nicholas Kanelos of Durango is studying at Dortmund Technische University in Dortmund, Germany.

Jennifer Low of Pagosa Springs is studying at University of Granada in Granada, Spain.

Ruby Madigan of Bayfield is studying at University of Prince Edward Island in Charlotte town PEI, Canada.

Remi Majeski of Durango is studying at American University of Sharjah in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Tesh Parker of Durango is studying at Université du Maine in Le Mans, France.

Michael Purcell of Durango is studying at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia.

Kyle Rakowski of Durango is studying at Universidad del País Vasco in Vitoria, Spain.

For more information, visit www.fortlewis.edu/studyabroad.

DHS students earn AP Scholar Awards

Students at Durango High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their achievement on AP Exams.

Amanda Urban (DHS class of 2012 Valedictorian) qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning an average score of four or higher on a five-point scale on all AP exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

Emily Barney, Nicole Copeland, Katie Dudley, Aidan Graham, Taylor Graham, Will Jernigan, Kavi Pool, Katie Salka, Carl Salee, Whitney Simon and JP Skeath qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

Katelyn Bergl, Peter Bussian, Sam Kater, Amanda McAliney, Erik McMahon, Brooke Milliet, Jasmine Moore, Nika Patterson, Ellen Southworth, Jaimie Welbourn, and Lauren Wilbanks qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of three or higher on four or more of these exams.

Rebecca Awe, Seth Boos, Bryce Boren, Dante Ciotti, Haley Dallas, Margaret Deaver, Curtis Eggleston, Jennie Fischer, Karli Foreman, Sadie Geauthreaux, Anna Guaglione, Alexandra Hickey, Jackie Honold, Alexandrea Kord, Emily Lavengood, Ben Marvin-Vanderryn, Jen Mason, Carly Marryman, Ryan Mull, Colin Mummery, Erin Neale, Claire Ochsner, Maggie Reynolds, Danika Rothwell, Haley Schanbarger, Sam Schnarch, Katy Schneider, Brennan Stottlemyer, Staycee Surmeier, James Triola, Jeremiah Watson and Emma Zink qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher.

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® provides students with the opportunity to take college-level courses while in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP exams. Of this year’s award recipients, 15 are now seniors. These students have at least one more year in which to complete college-level work and possibly earn a higher-level AP Scholar Award.

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