Local students graduate from Fort Lewis College

The following local students graduated from Fort Lewis College on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013:

Tia Flippin, of Dolores, graduated with a major in Biology - Environmental & Organismic Biology Option.

Samuel Kelly, of Dolores, graduated cum laude with a major in music - music business option.

Kerri Orr, of Cortez, graduated cum laude with a major in Psychology .

Ray Retherford, of Dolores, graduated with a major in Marketing.

Fort Lewis College is the Southwest's crossroads of education and adventure. Its 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 life-long learning. And the unique & beautiful mountain campus, on a mesa above historic Durango, inspires an active and friendly community with a spirit of engagement, exploration, and intellectual curiosity.