Deena Norell appears in magazine, qualifies for National HS Rodeo Finals

Deena Norell, a 2014 graduate of Meeker High School, pictured roping a calf, was interviewed in a feature article about breakaway roping titled “Whiz Kids” in Spin to Win Rodeo magazine and competed in the National High School Rodeo Finals rodeo  last week in Rock Springs, Wyo. Norell was quoted as saying her dad, Dee (pictured standing in black cowboy hat) is her main influence and she likes roping at home because her “Dad’s always here, he’s always helping me and he’s always making it fun but serious at the same time.”

MEEKER I Deena Norell, 18, of Meeker, is featured in the July issue of Spin to Win Rodeo magazine in a featured article about breakaway roping titled “Whiz Kids.“ In addition, she will be competing in the National High School Finals Rodeo this week.

Goettel gets Whitworth degree

MEEKER I Gabrielle Goettel of Meeker has been awarded a bachelor of arts degree in arts administration from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash.

Slide show of Belize trip tonight

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MEEKER I The Meeker High School students who participated in the Belize Dolphin Ecology Project will host a public slide show of their expedition this evening. The students will be present for the show, which will held at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker Library. Scrumptious desserts will also be on

Phelan learns D.C. life on WREA tour

Jacob Phelan

MEEKER I Jacob Phelan of Meeker recently participated in the electric cooperative Washington D.C., Youth Tour program sponsored by White River Electric.

Belize project slideshow July 17

MEEKER I The Meeker High School students who participated in the Belize Dolphin Ecology Project will host a public slide show of their expedition on July 17. The students will be present for the show, which will held at 6:30 p.m. on July 17 at the Meeker Library.

Nine MHS students back from Belize

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MEEKER I Nine students from Meeker High School recently completed a research and conservation expedition to Belize under the auspices of Ecology Project International. While in Belize, the group participated in a wide variety of educational and cultural projects.

Letter to the Editor: MHS thanks assembly sponsors

Dear Editor: The staff and students of Meeker High School would like to thank the following organizations for sponsoring the Enduring Regret assembly on May 21:

58 MHS seniors awarded diplomas

Taylor Neilson presented the valedictorian’s address for having the highest grade point average in the senior class.

MEEKER I The sun gods shined brightly on the Meeker High School Class of 2014 on Saturday, which started off with a good rain and overcast skies at about 9:15 a.m., but no raindrops or even clouds were in evidence when commencement exercises began at 10 a.m. There were 58 seniors who received their high […]

USAFA graduate…

Nathan Bradfield

Nathan J. Bradfield, the son of Marnell and Wade Bradfield of Meeker, will be graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs on May 28 as a candidate for the degree of bachelor of science in systems engineering management and a commission of second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force.

Busy week scheduled for MHS, MES students

MEEKER I There are a number of activities in the next week involving students from Meeker High School and Meeker Elementary School.

MHS Awards Ceremony

Anthony Mazzola presented several awards at the May 8 awards assembly at Meeker High School, and, above, Mazzola presented the White River Electric Association Rural Youth Tour Award to senior Jake Phelan, who also received the Masonic Arts and Science Award.

MEEKER I Nearly one in three graduates at Meeker High School this year received some kind of scholarship or athletic award at the 2013-14 Meeker Awards Assembly on May 8.

Congratulate Rio Blanco County graduates

The Herald Times is publishing greetings from senior parents, relatives and friends for a job well done.