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Kelso earns bachelor’s degree from Colorado university

Michael Kelso, a 2013 graduate of Boulder City High School, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines on Dec. 15. He had an economics and business minor.

During his time at the university, Kelso was part of the Orediggers football team. In 2015, he was awarded the Newcomer of the Year and the Special Teams Player of the Year. He was named to the National Football Foundation Colorado Chapter Academic All-Colorado First Team for football and was a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference academic honor roll member. He also earned a Piesman Trophy nomination, an award given to a lineman who throws, catches or runs with the ball.

In 2016, he was the second player in program history to be nominated for the Cliff Harris Award, which is given to the best defensive player from NCAA Divisions II, III and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. He was also an honorable mention All-RMAC pick.

Throughout his college career, Kelso was on the dean’s honor roll and participated in multiple service projects, including competing in the American Society of Civil Engineers’ steel bridge regional competition.

Kelso has been accepted into the master’s program for engineering and technology management and will continue his education at the School of Mines. He is the son of Patrick and Lisa Kelso of Boulder City.

Hance named to Curry College’s dean list

Elizabeth Hance of Boulder City has been named to the dean’s list at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts, for the fall 2017 semester.

To qualify, students must earn a 3.30 GPA, have no incompletes and have no grade lower than a C for the semester.

Ward named to president’s list at Gonzaga University

Justine Ward of Boulder City has been named to Gonzaga University president’s list for fall semester 2017. Students must earn a 3.85 to 4.0 grade-point average to be listed.

Gonzaga University is a humanistic, private Catholic University providing a Jesuit education to more than 7,500 students in Spokane, Washington.

A popular Eagle tradition

The annual Boulder City High School Grad Walk was held this past Friday.

May the Fourth Be With You (a day early)

LEFT: Sophomore Delaney Loeslein gets some assistance during the class challenge of Hungry, Hungry Hippo at Friday’s BCHS year-end assembly.

DIY could be more costly and risky than DIFM

Back in the days of my home-show appearances, attendees would often ask me the same kind of question—“Do you think I could renovate my own bathroom (kitchen, bedroom…)?” To which I would always answer, “Do you know how to replace a light switch?” That would always make them chuckle.

Therapy dogs make testing ‘stress free’ at King Elementary

Test anxiety is a common concern for teachers, parents, and students, especially this time of year for King students as they prepare to take the state test for the first time.

Statehouse daughter heads services to veterans

It’s not out of the ordinary for journalists to sometimes leave the profession and try something new. Especially when they feel a family connection urging them to enter into a divergent field of employment. That’s what happened to one local individual.

Howard turns passion into full-time job

For many self-published authors, the passion to put words on a page ends up being a hobby they do when everyday life frees up a few minutes here and there to do so.

BCHS gearing up for spring play

Spring is in the air and life is abuzz in the Boulder City High School Theatre Department. While residents all over town are packing their winter clothes and embarking on spring cleaning projects; students in the drama department are collaborating on their spring performance of “Yard Sale” by Tim Kelly.

Andrew Mitchell Elementary goes beyond 7 Habits

As a Leader In Me School, Mitchell Elementary frequently refers to the 7 Habits. As a matter of fact, each day at our morning ceremony, students and staff recite our mission statement, which refers specifically to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

LMNRA has deep roots in Boulder City

We at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are constantly amazed and grateful for the support from the Boulder City community. We also strive to provide great service to the people of this great town.