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Branstetter to compete in Miss Teen Las Vegas pageant

Alexis Branstetter of Boulder City was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen Las Vegas pageant March 9.

Branstetter is a 2012 graduate of Boulder City High School and attends the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

She will compete in the Miss Teen division, one of four pageant divisions for those 7-19 years of age. They will compete in casual and formal wear, and an interview. Personality is the No. 1 aspect that each contestant is judged on during all phases of the competition, according to pageant organizers.

If she wins, Branstetter would represent Las Vegas and the surrounding communities at the national competition in Orlando, Fla.

Her sponsors are Wellness 2000 International — The Vitamin Store, Chilly Jillyz and Boulder Boats.

Boulder City grad named to dean’s list

Bridget Ward, a 2010 graduate of Boulder City High School, was named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester at State University of New York College at Cortland, where she is majoring in athletic training.

She is the daughter of Bob and Margarita Ward of Las Vegas and Steve Nigro and Eileen Hawley Nigro of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Murray named to dean’s list at Arizona university

Shaun Murray of Boulder City received academic honors from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., by making the university’s dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester.

Undergraduate students who earn 12 or more graded semester hours during a semester in residence with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible for the dean’s list. A notation regarding dean’s list achievement appears on the unofficial transcript.

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