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Sarah Kammerer, graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, was awarded the distinction of graduating summa cum laude at the University of Colorado's graduation May 11.

The Honors Council of the College of Arts and Sciences awards students who put forth a considerable amount of effort to write an original, creative, scholarly honors thesis, defend it in an oral examination, as well as doing well in course work. Kammerer's plans include taking time off before pursuing medical school.

Amy Scanlon, former resident of Steamboat Springs, is attending the University of Georgia this fall to study pre-med on a full scholarship as a recipient of the Hope Scholarship.

Scanlon has held a 4.0 GPA throughout high school and recently finished an internship at a local medical clinic where Scanlon was able to observe surgeries and perform practical nursing skills. Scanlon's parents are Kevin Scanlon of Bogart, Ga., and Sue Schneller of Steamboat Springs.

Penny Brandt of Steamboat Springs has completed the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University and graduated May 27. Brandt is the daughter of Steamboat residents Richard and Pamela Brandt. Brandt graduated from SSHS is 1989 and earned a bachelor's in anthropology from Colorado College in '93. She plans to do a residency in pediatrics at the University of New Mexico.


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