Steamboat briefs: Blaise Holden receives Fulbright Scholarship
June 5, 2013
Blaise Holden, a 2009 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, has received a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2013-14 school year and will travel to Belgium, where he'll work with a group at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels on the development of a video game designed to alleviate the effects of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a news release.
Holden graduated May 18 with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. There, he researched treatments for ADHD and worked on video game design and researched Games With A Purpose development.
Holden's proposed game, "RAM Page: Realdream Weaver," is designed to engage players in practicing cognition, Holden wrote in his Fulbright proposal.
Soroco High students are named to spring honor roll
The following students were named to the honor roll for the spring semester at Soroco High School for maintaining a 3.5 to 4.0 GPAs:
■ Seniors: Cole Carnahan, Mackenzie Carnahan, Billie Bratton, Amber Garrity, Zoe Hart, Abigail Horn, Dillon Koler, Brittney Romero, Josie Rossi and Natalie Smith.
■ Juniors: Aaron Herzog, Ryan Jeep, Jacey Schlegel, Cody Constine and Marley Hammer.
■ Sophomores: Alexandrea Bryant, Kellen Garrity, Micah Gibbons, Brooke Green, Hayley Johnson, Michelle Ondrejka, Jessica Rossi, Destini Wixom and Izabel Horn.
■ Freshmen: Kali Constine, Cala McCollum, Shannon Ragan, Storm Veilleux, Katlyn Archer, Lucinda Carlson, AshLee Gingerich, Warren Hayes, Chance Peters and Shiloh Rozell.
City is spraying for the whitetop weed for 2 weeks
The city of Steamboat Springs has hired a private contractor to spray for whitetop, an invasive weed, according to a news release. The spraying began Monday and will continue for about two weeks, weather permitting.
A blue dye will be used to identify areas that have been sprayed. For more information, call Doug Marsh or Ron Berig at 970-879-1807.