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Student enrolls in Lake Forest College

Park City High School graduate Shelby Shaw has enrolled as a freshman at Lake Forest College in Chicago. She has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship for exemplary academic achievement and a Patterson Leadership Scholarship, which is awarded to students who demonstrate special ability and dedication to art, foreign language, leadership, music, theater, writing or science. Lake Forest College is a national liberal arts institution with 1,400 students representing 45 states and 65 countries.

Change in Nature Center hours

The Nature Center at the Rock Cliff Recreation area in Heber City will be closed except by appointment during the winter. The park is still open for fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, etc. Park hours are 8 a.m. 5 p.m. daily. Day-use fees of $7 per carload for up to eight people apply year round. The Nature Center and/or naturalist will be available by appointment for programs and events. Please watch for news releases about upcoming programs and events. For more information or to schedule a program or event call (435) 782-3030 or (435) 649-9540.

Kimball Art Studio shut down

The Kimball ceramics studio and darkroom will shut down during the entire month of January for the Sundance Film Festival. The staff will start clearing out the studios on Jan. 3. If you have any supplies, clay, tools or art please arrange to pick up before Jan. 3. If you have any questions or need to make special arrangements please contact Lauren Vitulli at .

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James Warlick speaking at UVSC

On Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. Utah Valley State College plans to hold a presentation concerning foreign affairs. Jim Warlick from the U.S. State Department will be the speaker and will discuss international organization challenges and problems and how they involve the United Nations and other such organizations. The event is in collaboration with BYU and will be held at BYU in the Kennedy Center at the Harold Clark Building. The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Megan Laurie at (801) 863-7149.