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I.F. native among ISU’s homecoming award recipients

Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with awards during the halftime of Saturday’s homecoming game at Holt Arena.

The honorees will also be recognized at the President’s Alumni Recognition Reception/Dinner on Friday in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

For information or tickets to the awards dinner, call 208-282-3755 or email

The award recipients are: The Grand Parade Marshal, Idaho Potato Commission; ISU Distinguished Service Award, Debbie Green; the ISU Achievement Award, Dr. Maria Wong; the William J. Bartz Award, Mike Prime; the Young Alumni Award, Hillary Merkley; the President’s Medallion Award, Dr. Alan Stanek and Alan Van Orden; Distinguished Alumna Award, Marilyn Kent Byrne and ISU Alumni Special Friend, Terry Fredrickson.

Green, an Idaho Falls native, is ISU’s director of scholarships, a university news release said. After high school, Green was recruited to play golf at Idaho State University and was voted one of the most valuable players of the Big Sky Championship team in 1994.

Green earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from ISU. She has worked at ISU for more than 20 years. In 2016 she was promoted to director of scholarships.

IFPD Lt. Poulter graduates from FBI National Academy

Idaho Falls Police Department Lt. Steven Poulter graduated Sept. 15 from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in Quantico, Va.

Poulter attended the 10-week academy with 223 other law enforcement officers from 48 states. The class also included members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 22 international countries, five military organizations and six federal civilian organizations, a police department news release said.

The academy offers advanced communication, leadership and fitness training, according to its website.

Poulter is the 18th IFPD officer to have completed the academy since 1952, the release said. By finishing the training he also received 17 college credits.

“The advanced training that the FBI Academy offers is unique,” Chief Bryce Johnson said in a release. “To have yet another graduate among our ranks is quite exceptional. Due to the training Lt. Poulter received, our department as a whole will continue to advance and refine the community policing that we have come to be known for.”

Poulter began his career with the Idaho Falls Police Department in 1993. Since that time, he has served in many capacities including Uniform Division, Neighborhood Police Officer (NPO), senior patrolman, patrol supervisor, SWAT team, SWAT team leader and detective.

Poulter also has received many awards, such as Police Officer of the Year, Chief’s Commendation, Commanders Commendation, Life Saving Award and Officer of the Month, during his time with the department.

D.L. Evans Bank promotes Boehm to V.P. at Rexburg branch

Karl Boehm has been named vice president/commercial loan officer at the Rexburg branch of D. L. Evans Bank.

John V. Evans Jr., D. L. Evans Bank’s president and CEO, announced the appointment in a bank news release.

Boehm joins D. L. Evans Bank with 12 years of banking experience and has a bachelor’s degree in business. He is a past president of the Rexburg Kiwanis Club and also is a former president of the Upper Snake River Bowmen.

Boehm is currently located at the Rigby branch, 432 Farnsworth Way, Suite 4, in Rigby, but he will permanently relocate to the Rexburg branch, at 125 Valley River Drive, Suite 3E, once it opens later this month.

Boehm can be reached at 208-745-8107.