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Hey, Spike! congrats 09 graduates

Donna, Jessica and Ron Lewark

Congrats to Jessica Lewark for graduating from Arizona State University in Phoenix with a degree in global business. She graduated from Summit High in 2005. Jessica was joined at the ceremony by her parents, Jeff and Scarlett Lewark, owners of Ski Country Shell and locals since 1971 and 1973; Brother Cody Lewark, SHS grad in 2006 and a 2007 WyoTech grad; Grandparents Ron and Donna Lewark, locals since 1971, and the original owners of Ski Country Shell, formerly Rons Texaco; and Grandmother Mary Norris, a real state broker and local since 1973. Visiting at the graduation party were Bob and Linda Killinen, former owners of Friscos B&L Market, who now live in Arizona. Congratulations to the little Sundevil.***On the prep scene, Summit High Schools famous Black Twins, Hunter and Zach, sons of Annie and Mark Black, and brothers of Jake, are getting ready for the next stage of life.Hunter is taking a year off school to pursue his skiing dreams and lower his FIS points because hed like to ski race and attend a NCAA Division I college in fall of 2011. He cannot attend school full-time next fall as it would ruin a year of his NCAA eligibility. Zack is a current member of the US Snowboard Team and is attending Colorado Mountain College this fall as a full-time student and has aspirations to be selected for the US Half Pipe Team for the February 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, BC.***Artist Mary Staby reports seeing a good handful of Summiteers and those who once lived here during the annual Jim DeLutes-directed Downtown Denver Art Festival over Memorial Weekend.Stopping by her booth were Frisco photog Todd Powell, Kim, Tony, and Dominic DiLallo of Breckenridge, and Kims sister Dee of Iowa, who was headed to Greece; and Friscoites Steve and Sandee Smith.Also in for a chat were Holly and Dave Knudsen of Breck, whose daughter, Katie, is a SDN ad sales rep. Those who have moved down the hill include Bill and Michele Messenger, and Bob Bell. Former state senator Sally Hopper and daughter Ann also visited.

Miles F. Porter IV, nicknamed Spike, a Coloradan since 1949, is an Army veteran, former Climax miner, graduate of Adams State College, and a resident of Summit County since 1982. He is an award-winning investigative reporter who, with wife Mary E. Staby, owned newspapers in Summit County for nearly 20 years.Your social info may be emailed to milesfporteriv@aol.com.

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