Education Briefs

Philip Ouellette named to Deanís List

Philip J. Ouellette of Durango has been named to the fall semester Deanís List at Colorado School of Mines in Golden.

In addition, Ouellette recently was advised that he passed the state of Coloradoís Fundamentals of Engineering Examination.

Ouellette is completing his fourth year in chemical engineering and is scheduled to graduate from School of Mines this year. He has accepted a position with ConocoPhillips and will report for duty after graduation.

Ouellette is a 2009 graduate of Durango High School and is the son of Marta and Ken Ouellette of Durango.

DHS band members receive recognition

Durango High School band member JP Skeath was selected for the 2013 Western Slope Honor Jazz Band.

Band member Iliana Sawyer was selected as alternate viola for the 2013 Colorado All State Orchestra.

Band member Nolan Reed was selected as violin I in the top orchestra for the All State Orchestra. He will rehearse and perform with the top string students in the state from Feb. 14 to 16.

Benjamin Harclerode earns university honor

Benjamin Harclerode of Cortez was named to the fall semester Presidentís List at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas.

Harclerode achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average to receive this honor.

LeTourneau is an interdenominational Christ-centered university.

Herald Staff