Education briefs for April 1
Business scholarship deadline Friday
The deadline to apply for the Steamboat Springs Chamber Ambassadors Youth Education Scholarship is Friday. The scholarship is open to Routt County graduating seniors who plan to study business or business-related studies in college. Check with a high school counselor or contact Shauna Steele Lamansky at 879-6213 for more information.
Bowes named Optimist Club Teen of the Month
Christian Heritage School senior Nicole Bowes has been named the Optimist Club Teen of the Month. Bowes has been active in the Christian Heritage School since 2002, taking part in class trips and helping fundraise to go to Washington, D.C., and Peru.
She also has given back to the community by revegetating slopes on Howelsen Hill and planting bushes along the Yampa River at the Chuck Lewis Wildlife Reserve.
Preserving the environment is an important mission for Bowes, who plans to attend a college or university after graduation and major in environmental studies.
Her hobbies include skiing, hiking, camping and rock climbing.
Resident named to university Dean’s List
Steamboat Springs resident Heather Whiting was named to Northeastern University’s Dean’s List for the fall semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must carry a full program and have a GPA of 3.25 or greater and carry no grade lower than a C during the course of their college career.
In addition to be named to the Dean’s List, Whiting is an honors student at Northeastern in Boston. Whiting is majoring in physical therapy.
Steamboat grad earns academic honor
Steamboat Springs High School graduate Cody Kurowski was recognized for his outstanding achievement and placed on the Dean’s List at Colorado School of Mines in Golden. Kurowski graduated in 2006.
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Work to form a new strategic plan for the Steamboat Springs School District will start next week with the first sessions of a listening tour aimed at getting broad community feedback.