In previous years, our Jeffco graduates have been awarded between $55 and $60 million in scholarships. This year, the number has surpassed $68 million and more scholarships are still being reported! Quite remarkable!
Here’s a start of the award list for graduating class of 2016! If you know of others, send us a note with the details; we’d love to honor them!
Congratulations to these Jeffco graduates who are recipients of the 2016 Boettcher Foundation Scholarship:
Korissa Straub – Arvada West HS (CSU)
Peter Heller – Columbine HS (CU)
Congratulations to these Jeffco graduates who are recipients of 2016 Daniels Scholarships:
Eroj Kaji Tuladhar – Alameda HS
Dannika Louise Harris – Bear Creek HS
Jaysa Marie Show – Columbine HS
Samantha Lee Einspahr – Lakewood HS
Jade Lee Montoya – Pomona HS
Breanna Lynnise Hurst – Standley Lake HS
Samantha Kathleen Noel – Wheat Ridge HS
Daniels Scholars may attend any accredited nonprofit college or university in the United States, and the program covers the expenses that remain after all other scholarships and financial aid have been applied. http://www.danielsfund.org/News/03-29-2016_Daniels_Scholar_Announced.asp
Congratulations to Simon Becerra – Wheat Ridge HS!
Simon is the recipient of the JAGC Patrick Taylor Straut scholarship in the amount of $1,000! His interests include Psychology and Welding. He plans to attend Metro State University in the fall to study Psychology and he will also take Welding classes at Community College of Denver. Simon has exhibited resilience throughout high school, managing many life challenges while maintaining a positive attitude and displaying grit beyond his years.