Student achievement: Marlee Chacon makes Dean’s List
Marlee Chacon, of Craig, was one of 1,513 students who were named to the Dean’s List for spring 2014 at Biola University. Biola University is a leading Christ-centered university in Southern California that offers a premier, nationally ranked education within the setting of an all-Christian community. Biola students are placed on the Dean’s List to honor those with a grade point average of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average is at least 3.2. This past spring, 35 percent of Biola students achieved this academic goal. Biola’s grade point average requirement for the Dean’s List is one of the highest among Southern California Christian universities.
Several Northwest Colorado residents, including one from Craig and one from Hayden, received merit scholarships to attend Fort Lewis College for the Fall 2014 semester. These merit scholarships are renewable for up to 120 credits if criteria are met. The following students are from Northwest Colorado:
■ Kellie Looper, of Craig, earned the Continuing Student Merit Scholarship. Looper’s major is Anthropology.
■ Evan Hornstein, of Hayden, earned the Continuing Student Merit Scholarship and the FLC Achievers Tuition Scholarship. Hornstein’s major is Environmental Studies.
A veteran in Moffat County is facing a handful of felony charges after police say he broke into a family member’s gun safe while on drugs when they confronted him for pawning an expensive tool.