Perfect Attendance

Class valedictorian, 4.0 grade point average, student council president as a senior, class president for freshman, sophomore and junior years, National Honor Society officer, local and district FFA officer, lettered in six sports during senior year, 4-H council president, works two part-time jobs and selected Ms. RHS by the teaching staff in 2011. Quite a year for one student.
All of the aforementioned accolades belong to Rangely senior Torie Slagle. One possible reason for all of her accomplishments? She went to class every day. In 13 years, Slagle never missed a day. The school administration office confirms it: Slagle had perfect attendance during a 13-year period.
“I always wanted to get straight A’s and going to school everyday made it easier to accomplish,” Slagle said during a phone interview. She also gives credit to her parents, Fred and Carla. “My dad goes to work every day and my mom is very productive with her time,” Slagle said. “They are my role models.”
Slagle named Jeff Miller, who teaches high school science, biology, physics and chemistry, Jim Day, who taught her math classes as a sophomore and junior and Quinton Kent, who teaches government, history and Spanish, as her favorite teachers.
Slagle, who captained her volleyball, basketball and soccer teams, was a varsity cheerleader, was on the track and field team and swam competitively last summer, said volleyball is her favorite sport. “We had the most success in volleyball, which was fun and we had awesome crowds,” she said.
Slagle gets up at 5:45 a.m. to go running, takes college classes in the morning followed by high school classes, practice, homework and then club work before going to bed to rest for another day. “Sometimes I think things are going to slow down, then they don’t but that’s OK, because I think if they did, I would start to go crazy,” Slagle said. “I like to stay busy.”
Even during the summer, Slagle stays busy. This is her 10th year to raise 4-H pigs. She also raises goats. Last summer she worked in the mornings at the school administration office and at Dinosaur National Park in the afternoon. She also cleans the State Farm Insurance office.
Slagle plans to attend Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction this coming fall and will study pre-med.

By Bobby Gutierrezbobby@theheraldtimes.comRANGELY I Class valedictorian, 4.0 grade point average, student council president as a senior, class president for freshman, sophomore and junior years, National Honor Society officer, local and district FFA officer, lettered in six sports during senior year, 4-H council president, works two part-time jobs and selected Ms. RHS by the teaching staff in 2011. Quite a year for one student.All of the aforementioned accolades belong to Rangely senior Torie Slagle. One possible reason for all of her accomplishments? She went to class every day. In 13 years, Slagle never missed a day. The school administration office confirms it: Slagle had perfect attendance during a 13-year period.“I always wanted to get straight A’s and going to school everyday made it easier to accomplish,” Slagle said during a phone interview. She also gives credit to her parents, Fred and Carla. “My dad goes to work every day and my mom is very productive with her time,” Slagle said. “They are my role models.”Slagle named Jeff Miller, who teaches high school science, biology, physics and chemistry, Jim Day, who taught her math classes as a sophomore and junior and Quinton Kent, who teaches government, history and Spanish, as her favorite teachers.Slagle, who captained her volleyball, basketball and soccer teams, was a varsity cheerleader, was on the track and field team and swam competitively last summer, said volleyball is her favorite sport. “We had the most success in volleyball, which was fun and we had awesome crowds,” she said.Slagle gets up at 5:45 a.m. to go running, takes college classes in the morning followed by high school classes, practice, homework and then club work before going to bed to rest for another day. “Sometimes I think things are going to slow down, then they don’t but that’s OK, because I think if they did, I would start to go crazy,” Slagle said. “I like to stay busy.”Even during the summer, Slagle stays busy. This is her 10th year to raise 4-H pigs. She also raises goats. Last summer she worked in the mornings at the school administration office and at Dinosaur National Park in the afternoon. She also cleans the State Farm Insurance office.Slagle plans to attend Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction this coming fall and will study pre-med.