P O W E L L, W y o. - Northwest College recognized 26 students this spring for academic excellence in their areas of study and involvement in the student newspaper. Students were presented their awards in a ceremony and reception April 19.
Students were recognized for academic merit, modeling academic inquiry and enthusiasm and engagement with faculty and students in their academic disciplines. Each of the college's seven divisions recognized students, as did the Northwest Trail, the student newspaper. During the award presentation ceremony, it became apparent that each student had earned the admiration of the faculty who worked with them.
Northwest College, located in Powell, Wyo., 70 miles from Yellowstone National Park, is a two-year, residential college offering transfer and technical programs of study that blend traditional arts and sciences with emerging technologies.
Local students who received outstanding student awards are .....
WYOMING STUDENTS (listed by town with name, program of study and divisional award)
Alethea Durney - Visual Arts - Visual & Performing Arts
Sarah Chavez - Spanish - Communication
Brett Delaney - Speech Communication - Communication
Randy Baxter - Biology - Life & Health Science
Anthony McConnell - Journalism - Communication; Editor - Northwest Trail
Danielle Friedly - Equine Studies - Ag, Tech & Business
Luke Sorenson - Music - Visual & Performing Arts
Guy Grant - Mechanical Engineering - Physical Science
Robyn Savage - Sociology - Social Science & Education
Martha Albert - Education - Social Science & Education
Ray Weiser - Athletic Training - Life & Health Science
Celyn Flory - Visual Arts - Visual & Performing Arts
Brian Hedrick - Drafting Technology - Physical Science
Dustin Houghton - Sociology - Social Science & Education
Erika Jeffs - Chemical Engineering - Physical Science
Jane Johnson - Photography - Communication
Jacey Lucus - Assistant Editor - Northwest Trail
JeaLinda Patton - English - Humanities
Katie Robichaud - French - Humanities
Casey Sheets - Welding - Ag, Tech & Business
Josh Sorenson - Architectural Eng.- Physical Science
Clint White - Graphic Arts - Communication
Elaine Hickman - Music - Visual & Performing Arts
From Big Timber:
Susan Bolstad - Accounting - Ag, Tech & Business
David Tronrud - Ag Business - Ag, Tech & Business
Shannon Young - Nursing - Life & Health Science