Word apparently travels slowly from Durango (an old Spanish word that means “A long way from here”). Regardless, we are now aware that Battle Mountain High School graduate Tyson Nelson received his bachelor’s degree in English/communications from Fort Lewis College at winter commencement ceremonies on Dec. 17, 2004.Good work and best of luck, Tyson!
Singing across the seaWhitney Simmonds is off on a European tour.The Vail Mountain School grad, who’s now a sophomore music major at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, will head to Austria and the Czech Republic as a member of the Colby College Chorale. The 70-student chorale will perform in Vienna and Prague.
Safe travels, and keep that pitch pipe handy, Whitney!Good cheer
The Battle Mountain cheer team will be holding tryouts starting Monday, April 11, through Friday, April 15, for their fall teams. From 4-6 p.m. An informational meeting will be held Monday at 4 p.m. Call Coach Kay at 845-5471 with questions. All eighth-graders and other local schools without a cheer squad are welcome.Vail, Colorado