BOULDER — For some students, an 8 a.m. class isn’t always the best time to listen to and absorb a lecture. The best time for learning might come later in the day, or perhaps even when the student is alone in his or her dorm room.
HAYS, Kan. — Rachel C. Strong, of Brighton, was among the more than 2,000 students who received a diploma during the Class of 2015 commencement ceremony for Fort Hays State University, in Fort Hays, Kan.
Strong received a bachelor’s degree in political science.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Eight students from Brighton and one from Commerce City were among the more than 325 students from Colorado to make the 2015 spring semester dean’s list and/or dean’s freshman honor rolls.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Haley Michelle Nigro, of Brighton, was one of about 100 Colorado students to make the spring semester President’s honor roll at the University of Wyoming, in Laramie.
The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 (“A”) grade point average for the semester. To be eligible, students must have been enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours taken for letter grades.
FRONT RANGE — High school students from around the state are invited to apply for participation in the Cairn Youth Program, a year-round leadership program for high school youth. The program is hosted by Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, a statewide nonprofit that engages thousands of youth each year in outdoor volunteerism and leadership.