Meeker High grads detail scholarships, future plans

MEEKER I Meeker High School counselor Trina Kennedy Smith introduced the 2016 graduates at this year’s commencement exercises, presented the scholarship awards they received and revealed their plans for the future.

Meeker girl earns OSU scholarship

MEEKER I Taylor Neilson of Meeker, a student now at Oklahoma State University, was honored by OSU at the recent College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarships and Awards Banquet.

Meeker High School alumnae buoys Texas Tech livestock judging team

MEEKER I The Texas Tech livestock judging team has won the Houston Stock Show event four of the last five years, wrapping up a strong spring season with solid performances at the Houston and San Antonio stock shows. The overall livestock judging team effort was buoyed by a former Meeker student, MacLaine Shults of Meeker, […]

Ryan Wix gets state award for mechanical engineering

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MEEKER I Since 1927, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC) has bestowed the Medal of Award, also known as the Silver Medal, to one deserving student each year, and this year it was presented to a former Meeker student.

Meeker student initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

MEEKER I Talia Rosas of Meeker, Colo., was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Rosas was initiated at Colorado State University.

Meeker graduate Kaysyn Chintala continues education with basketball

Meeker High School graduate Kaysyn Chintala, is seen here talking with her Northwest Kansas Technical College coach, Landon Steele, during the most recent season, where Chintala set school records in three-point shots and assists. Chintala, who started college playing volleyball, will now continue her education and play on the basketball court at an undecided four-year school.

MEEKER I Meeker High School graduate Kaysyn Chintala went to Colby Community College in Colby, Kan., on a volleyball scholarship, but she has since switched schools and sports while making plans to continue her education at a four-year school.

Meszaros chosen for internship

University of Louisiana-Monroe Risk Management and Insurance majors Lexie Meszaros, left, and Lauren Lewis, right, have been selected for the prestigious National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd, (NAPSLO) summer 2016 internship program.

MEEKER I University of Louisiana—Monroe Risk Management and Insurance majors Lexie Meszaros and Lauren Lewis have been selected for the prestigious National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd, (NAPSLO) summer 2016 internship program.

Meeker girl has life-changing experience on trip to Peru

Aubrey Walsh (third from the left) enjoys a surprise birthday party thrown for her by the children she worked with at the New Life Children’s Home in Cieneguilla, Peru. The party was on the last day of Walsh’s mission trip, which ran July 8 through Aug. 15.

MEEKER I Meeker resident Aubrey Walsh, a 2012 graduate of Meeker High School and currently a senior at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley, spoke recently about her her five-and-a-half week mission trip to Peru, running July 8 through Aug. 15. Speaking via telephone during her lunch break, Walsh shared about the immediate […]


Meeker High School alumnae Deena Norell won the breakaway roping in the Colorado Professional Rodeo held Friday during the 130th annual Range Call celebration, which celebrates the oldest continuous rodeo in the state of Colorado.

All-State Athletes…

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Meeker High School graduates Jake Phelan and Raul Lopez, and MHS girls’ basketball coach Greg Chintala, represented the Cowboys in the 59th annual Colorado High School Coaches Association’s all-state games last week at Adams State College in Alamosa. Jake Phelan was football player of year for the Western Slope League. He played for the Blue […]

MHS grad now a Division 1 cheerleader in Louisiana

MEEKER I Lexie James Meszaros, a 2014 graduate of Meeker High School and already a junior at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, is now a member of the Division 1 cheerleading squad at the school, and the UL-Monroe squad took fourth place in the nation last year.

Gabrielle Goettel gets degree from Whitworth

MEEKER I Gabrielle Goettel of Meeker has been awarded a bachelor of arts degree in arts administration from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. Whitworth University is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The university, which has an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students, offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.