Bell named to President's Honor Roll at Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Shane Matthew Bell has been named to the 2013 spring semester academic President's Honor Roll at the University of Wyoming. Bell is a former graduate of Paradise Valley School and Lowry High School.

Bell is enrolled as an undergraduate and attained a semester GPA of 4.0. Eligible students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours taken for letter grades and earn a 3.5 or better grade point average overall.

Bell is seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Communications and a minor in Farm and Ranch Management within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He will be a junior this fall. He is an active member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity as well as holding the office of Vice President for the University of Wyoming's FFA Collegiate Chapter, and works part-time.

Bell said he anticipates furthering his education with a law degree with an emphasis in agriculture.

Brumley named to Dean's List at Macalester College

ST. PAUL, Minn.  - Beatrice Brumley, the daughter of Teresa Howell of Winnemucca, has been named to the dean's list of Macalester College for academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2012-2013 school year.

A graduate of Albert M Lowry High School, Brumley was a senior at Macalester last spring.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must have been registered as a full-time, degree-seeking student and may not have been on a study away program. Furthermore, a student must have achieved a semester grade point average of at least 3.75, twelve or more credits on a regular grading option.

Macalester College, founded in 1874, is a national liberal arts college with a full-time enrollment of 2,035 students.

Ben Moritz receives doctorate from Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Among the recent spring graduates at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., was Benjamin J. Moritz of Winnemucca, a former Lowry high graduate who received a Ph.D. in organic chemistry.

Ben and his wife, Melanie Fox-Moritz, M.D. Ph.D., will be residing in Houston, Texas, where Ben has accepted a position as a chemist with Laser Gen, a biotechnology company specializing in DNA sequencing, and Melanie has been awarded a fellowship in surgical pathology at the M.D. Anderson Medical facility located in Houston.