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6A Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 Feather River Bulletin Five Feather River College student athletes on the men's soccer team earn top grades and a spot Five Feather River College student athletes from the women's soccer team score a seat with the on the California Community College Athletic Association All-State Academic Team's roster. California Community College Athletic Association All-State Academic Team. Photos submitted Ann Powers Staff Writer A-plus achievements dominated the Feather River College Board of Trustee's meeting in Chester on Oct. 15. FRC President Kevin Trutna reported on students and faculty going abovd and beyond in the athletic, environmental studies and art departments. Smart and savvy soccer students Ten FRC student athletes in the soccer program made the California Community College Athletic Association All-State Academic Team by earning a 3.5 GPA or better during the 2014-15 academic year. The five men and five women from FRC are: - Robel Dent, Livingston, UK - Gavin Gillies, Perth, I Australia - Dylan Murray, Portland, Australia - Petter Knoph, Oslo, Norway - Jonathan Tukala, ; London, England , - Matilda Bylund, t Kramfors, Sweden - Jourdan Correia, Kekaha, ' Hawaii l - Serena Melendrez, MesiUa Park, New Mexico i - Megan Stow, East Grinstead, UK :- Isabella Wilson, Fife, Scotland Thinking insidethe box, Jason Damron, Feather River College 3-D art and photography associate professor, encourages people to indulge their natural curiosity via photo slides inside wooden objects. "We are very proud of our school history with a .795 win student athletes," said Don percentage. Williams, head soccer coach. "One of our goals is high Tree hugging leads to tree academic success. That's why learning we call them student athletes Darrel Jury, --student comes first." Environmental Studies and Williams has an impressive Outdoor Recreation report card himself from his Leadership instructor, is five seasons with FRC. leading FRC's efforts with the In 2013, he became the Natural Resource winningest soccer coach in Conservation Service's Terri the college's history notching Rust and the Greenville his 28th win on the women's Rancheria to improve forest side and his 51st win on the health and increase fire men's side. The women's safety in the forest team had the best record in surrounding the campus. Featuring FLOORS Where comfort, beauty, and quality are defined "Shop Where The Contractors Shop" 47 Years of Service RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL FREE CONSULTATION PROMPT INSTALLATION FREE IN-HOME SHOPPING SAVE YOUR GAS Lic. # 352667 MOBILE SHOWROOM Enjoy the comfort of in-home shopping! Our experienced representatives will bring an assortment of carpet, wood, vinyl or laminates right to your door. ASK FOR TOM "TII return your call promptly" Tom Feather River College Associate Professor Jason Damron currently has an exhibit at the Plumas County Museum using wooden boxes and photo slides as a medium. The Rancheria was awarded a contract through the NRCS Tribal Environmental Quality Incentives Program. The tribal program provided approximately $30,000 for 20 acres of forest thinning, the building of two campus trails and the work necessary to achieve greater studies department. "So, we fire safety and long-term are delighted to make forest health, progress towards fire It also offers students an resiliency on campus, while opportunity dig in and get providing local jobs to the dirty for hands-on Greenville Rancheria, environmental learning, said learning opportunities to Jury. students and improving trails "It's real-life experience," and fire breaks around he explained. "Students are campus -- all with funding learning by doing and support from the NRCS." working with professionals." Trutna said facilities and The project's planning rodeo staff are aware of the stage is complete and the project's scope to better thinning work is set to begin prepare for any potential soon on the south-facing slope safety issues. above the rodeo grounds. "The landscapes around Curious curriculum campus are extremely Students are naturally vulnerable to a destructive curious and so is Jason fire disturbance," said Dr. Damron's teaching style and Darla DeRuiter, who is also exhibit currently on display an associate professor in the college's environmental See FRC, page 7A CORRECTION In an article in last week's Valley Clinic, John Evans newspaper about Plumas was identified as a District Hospital assuming physician's assistant. He is a operation of the Indian family nurse practitioner. The Only Locally Outed and Operated Propane Company in Plumas & Sierra Counties! 65 East Sierra Ave, Portola 530.83 --I Very Competively Priced No delivery fees, statement fees, or hidden costs. "We Live Local, We Shop Local, We Support Local"