RHS alumnae on McPherson College honor roll

RBC I Victoria Phelan of Rangely, a junior at McPherson College in McPherson, Kan., has been named to the honorable mention honor roll for the fall 2013 term. Students earning a grade-point average from 3.25 to 3.54 are named to the honorable mention list.

RHS Class of 2014…

Twenty-five students were graduated from Rangely High School on Sunday afternoon in front of a high school auditorium filled with family members and supporters. Several students netted school honors and learned they were recipients of more than 25 scholarships announced during commencement exercises.

RBCSO scholarship …


Tessa Slagle of Rangely, left, accepts a $500 scholarship from Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff as winner of the Rio Blanco County scholarship from the state sheriff’s association. One scholarship is available from each of the county sheriff’s offices in the state.

Rangely grad completes Navy basic training

RANGELY I Navy Seaman Mark C. Barlow, son of Mark D. and Doretta R. Barlow of Rangely, Colorado, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois.

Rangely High School academic awards presented

RANGELY I At Rangely High School’s academic awards program May 13, the following students were recognized for high performance, service and leadership:

Graduation for Rangely High seniors is Sunday

RANGELY I What stands out about this year’s Rangely High School graduation ceremony, aside from the accomplishments of the class being graduated, is its concurrence with another notable weekend event: Memorial Day.

RHS senior Tessa Slagle represents state in D.C.; learns Washington ways

Tessa Slagle, right, a senior at Rangely High School, meets with Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett, left, outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.  during a week spent in the nation’s capitol as one of two Colorado students chosen  for a U.S. Senate-sponsored program to acquaint students with the workings of the federal government. At center is high school senior Chinmay Pandit of Fort Collins.

RANGELY I Rangely High School senior Tessa Slagle, one of two Colorado delegates chosen for the 2014 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP), returned last month from “Washington Week,” part of a national initiative aimed at helping students understand the inner workings of the U.S. government and to encourage careers in public service.

RHS senior royalty…


Rangely High School senior royalty candidates from left to right: Ryan Wilczek, McKale Pennell, Wesley Goddard, Chelsea Ficken, Tessa Slagle and Connor Phelan.

Several RHS students named to Academic All-State teams

Ten athletes at Rangely High School were named to the first team all-state academic team and one to the honorable mention all-state team last week by the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA). In the front row, from the left, are: McKale Pennell (first team, football); Tessa Slagle (first team, cross-country), Aimee Hogan (first team, volleyball); and Chelsea Ficken (first team, volleyball. In the back row are, from left, are: Tanner Nielsen (first team, cross country); Ethan Allred (first team, football); Colt Allred (first team, football); Layne Mecham (honorable mention, football); Mitchell Webber (first team, cross country); and Cameron Enterline (first team, football). Not pictured is Simone Heinle (first team, volleyball).

RANGELY I Several Rangely High School athletes have been named to the Colorado academic all-state teams by the Colorado High School Activities Association and one to the honorable mention list.

Slagle honored by DAR as good citizen

Tessa Slagle

RANGELY I The Mount Garfield Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Grand Junction will honor students from Northwest Colorado area high schools, including a Rangely girl, as DAR Good Citizens at a ceremony and reception Jan. 11 in Grand Junction.

RHS Student Council activities…


The Rangely High Student Council has been busy. Alycia Dominguez, Desiree Coombs and Simone Heinle get ready to watch “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” sponsored by the council with 25 students to the Vernal Theater. Winners of the homecoming spirit week, the junior class of 2015, were eligible to attend for free.

Slagle to receive Good Citizen Award

RANGELY I Tessa Erin Slagle of Rangely will be presented with the Good Citizen Award at 1 p.m. on Jan. 11 at the Mount Garfield Daughters of the American Revolution monthly meeting in Grand Junction.