Saturday, February 4, 2006
Alpine Bank donates money for books
Wren Lovett, an English as a Second Language teacher for the Steamboat Springs School District, commended Alpine Bank this week for its donation of $500 for the purchase of language learning books for Steamboat Springs High School.
Lovett said Alice Clauzer, vice president at the bank, spearheaded the donation in November.
The 30 "Side by Side" grammar books purchased with the money arrived at the high school last week, Lovett said.
Denning is Optimist Teen of the Month
The Optimist Club has named Soroco High School senior Cortni Denning its teen of the month for January.
Denning, 17, is planing her own graduation ceremony as president of the senior class. She also is treasurer of the school's National Honor Society chapter.
A volleyball player, Denning is active in 4-H, FFA and teen advocacy.
Working as a dental assistant in Steamboat Springs, Denning made a goal of attending Dental Hygiene School in Rangely. She hopes to become a dental hygienist.
"She is a very conscientious student and has been setting goals and achieving them throughout her high school career," Soroco High counselor Lisa Idelberg wrote.
Casey graduates from School of Mines
William Casey Jr., grandson of longtime Steamboat resident Ann Casey, graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in December with a degree in mechanical engineering.