Dolores students awarded scholarships
The Fort Lewis College Foundation holds and administers more than 70 donor scholarships with varied criteria based on merit, need, passion, goals and accomplishments.
Two Dolores students were awarded scholarships this year, and another is studying abroad.
Krista Garchar, of Dolores, received the Joseph McKinley Kiwanis, a $1,200 scholarship for the 2013-14 year. Her major is biology.
Fallon Kelley, of Dolores, received a $750 Edith McPherson Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. Kelley's major is biology.
FLC is the Southwest's crossroads of education and adventure. A blend of small classes, dynamic academic programs and a liberal arts perspective leads to transformative learning experiences that foster entrepreneurship, leadership, creative problem solving and lifelong learning.
The unique and beautiful mountain campus, on a mesa above historic Durango, inspires an active and friendly community with a spirit of engagement, exploration and intellectual curiosity.
The International Programs Office at FLC offers many opportunities to study abroad, including by student exchange or direct enrollment. Additional programs offered on campus are either faculty-led or sponsored by a faculty member by independent study.
Emma Vaughn, of Dolores, is participating in the program. She is studying abroad at University of Oslo in Oslo, Norway, for the fall 2013 semester. Vaughn is majoring in English.