District celebrates graduating scholarship recipients

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:15am
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Graduates earn scholarship honors despite challenging year

As we near the end of another school year, we are reminded that getting to graduation is a true testament of not only the student’s hard work, but that of the families, teachers and community members who helped them gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a future of their choosing.

This educational teamwork, yet again, proved a success with select graduates from district high schools earning scholarships. Below represents only a few of the honors from the Class of 2021 – congratulations to each and every graduate for their accomplishments during their time at Five Star Schools.

Four Five Star students named 2021 Daniels Scholars

The Daniels Scholarship Program offers resources, encouragement and inspiration far beyond the financial assistance needed to earn a college degree. The goal is not only to help Daniels Scholars succeed in college, but to ensure that they thrive beyond their years in college. Daniels Scholars are selected from the four-state region of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming for demonstrating exceptional character, leadership and a commitment to serving their community. For more ​​information on the Daniels Scholarship, visit DanielsFund.org.

Congratulations to the 2021 Daniels Scholars:

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Grace Katherine Pollock Horizon High School
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Rachel Ann Chagnon Northglenn High School
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Marco Antonio Renteria Northglenn High School
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Fawad Ahmadzai Stargate Charter School

Northglenn High School student named 2021 Boettcher Scholar
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Congratulations to Margot Swetich from Northglenn High for being named a 2021 Boettcher Scholar. Margot was selected from more than 1,600 students across the state for her all-around excellence and dedication to serve as a leader in her community.

The Boettcher Foundation recognizes Colorado's top students by providing them with the funds to attain an excellent in-state education and access to additional opportunities to enrich their time in college and beyond. The selection process is competitive and rigorous. For more information on the Boettcher Scholarship, visit BoettcherFoundation.org.

The Power of One Charity awarded scholarships to 10 Five Star students

The Power of One Charity awards recipients $1,000 scholarship for their first year of college and if they maintain at least a 2.5 GPA during the first year, they are eligible for an additional $1,000 scholarship for the second year of college. The Power of One Charity was created in memory of Andrew James Dollaghan, son of Judi Madsen and Brian Stanley, to provide college scholarships to high school seniors who have lost a parent or sibling, or have substantial financial need. For more information, visit thepowerofonecharity.org.

Congratulations to the 2021 recipients:

Horizon High School

Northglenn High School Thornton High School
Michael Cruz  Briana Cordova   Amna Khamosh
Sarah Le Hmayal Shaw Carlos Ortega
Gracie Pollock    
Kevin Ramirez    Vantage Point High School
Savanna Tiddark    Madison Hoffman

Aim for the Stars Scholarship awarded to 21 students across all 5 comprehensive high schools
Aim for the Stars Scholarship is a multi-year scholarship in collaboration with Adams County and Adams 12 Five Star Schools. Each student who earned the scholarship will receive more than $20K over 4 years, which is $5K per school year. Congratulations to this year’s Aim for the Stars Scholarship:

Horizon High School  Northglenn High School
Cristal De La Torre Alyssa Baca
Gabriella Liberati Denisse Andrea Larrasolo Lo
Grace Marquez Briana Cordova
Maxson Boyer Eila Cansler
Sarah Le Spencer Case
  Yahir Coronado Herrera
Legacy High School  
Jason Allen Thornton High School
Jennifer Juarez Hernandez Linh Yen Giang
  Amna Khamosh
Mountain Range High School Cinthia Lara
Faith Jones Jennifer X. Lara
Hannah Chavez Nicole Martinez
Quyen Bui