Class notes for July 17


Fisher graduates from Wheaton with honors

Jennifer Elizabeth Fisher, daughter of Tom and Sandy Fisher of Steamboat Springs, graduated magna cum laude with biology honors May 24 from Wheaton College in Norton, Mass. She received a bachelor's degree in studio art, with minors in biology and chemistry. She received membership in Tri Beta National Biological Honor Society upon graduation.

Jennifer leaves for New Zealand at the end of July to work for six months with Maori native healers of the Nga Ringa Whakahaere o te Iwi Maori Inc. Society of Taupo, in the tribal area of Ngati Tuwharetoa, North Island, New Zealand. After returning from New Zealand, she will enter Naturopathic Medical School.

Youth Corps holding trail-build day

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is hosting a trail-build day at Stagecoach Reservoir on Friday. Volunteers will work along with the youths in our community to help build a multi-purpose trail around the reservoir. The day will consist of 2 1/2 hours of trail building followed by a picnic lunch and plaque dedication. For more information or to sign up, call Sheila Wright at RMYC at (970) 879-2135.

Yampatika hosting archaeological hike

Yampatika is hosting a Windy Ridge Archaeological Hike from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $12 a person. The moderate 5-mile roundtrip hike provides breathtaking views of Rabbit Ears and the Front Range. Windy Ridge quarry dates back at least 8,000 years. Group size is limited, and participants must be 12 or older.

Board of Realtors scholarships available

The Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors is awarding its annual Renewable College Scholarships to students who previously have received high school scholarships from the board. Contact Jody with the Board of Realtors at 879-4663 for application guidelines, or visit the Board of Realtors Web site at


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