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04 Jun Boettcher Foundation announces its 2015 class of Boettcher Investigators

June 4, 2015 – The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees today announced its 2015 class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program. The six new Boettcher Investigators work as faculty members and researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the University of Colorado Denver and Colorado State University. As part of the program, each Boettcher Investigator will receive a grant of $225,000 to cover up to three years of biomedical research activity. The innovative program encourages the “best and brightest” in Colorado bioscience and supports significant, impactful research to advance knowledge and positively impact human health. Additionally, it honors the Webb and Waring family legacies of scientific and public service. Tim Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation, says: “The 2015 class of Boettcher Investigators represents Colorado’s most promising early-career scientists. We are proud to support their work to prevent disease and improve human health. We created the program to provide the critical funds emerging researchers need to grow their careers and open up promising new areas of inquiry.” April Giles, President & CEO of Colorado Bioscience Association (CBSA), says: “The Boettcher Foundation and the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards demonstrate Colorado’s leadership in bioscience and commitment to nurturing scientific talent. CBSA commends the Foundation for its significant, long-term commitment to recruiting, retaining and advancing scientific talent in our state through the Boettcher Investigators program.” The 2015 Class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research program includes: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus James Costello, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacology – Cancer systems biology and pharmacogenomics Santos J. Franco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatric Stem Cell Biology – Brain stem cells in development and disease Melanie Cree Green, M.D., Ph.D., Instructor of Pediatric Endocrinology – Fatty liver in adolescents with polycystic ovarian syndrome University of Colorado Denver Aaron N. Johnson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology – Molecular mechanisms of congenital myopathies Erik B. Oleson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology – Dopaminergic contributions to behavior and psychopathology Colorado State University Tai Montgomery, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology – MicroRNA regulation of drug resistance With the addition of the 2015 Class, there are now 35 Boettcher Investigators conducting research at the following institutions: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Denver, Colorado State University, National Jewish Health, Colorado School of Mines and Colorado College. About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. Boettcher Investigators Class of 2015 Back row: Erik B. Oleson, Ph.D.; Melanie Cree Green, M.D., Ph.D.; Tai Montgomery, Ph.D.; Santos J. Franco, Ph.D. Front row: Aaron N. Johnson, Ph.D.; James Costello, Ph.D. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org...
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05 May Boettcher Foundation funds capital projects at 10 educational institutions

May 5, 2015 — The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded a total of $950,000 in support of capital projects at 10 educational institutions in Colorado. “Colorado’s educational institutions are critically important to the future of our state,” said Tim Schultz, president and executive director of the Boettcher Foundation. “We are honored to help contribute to the facilities that will help prepare students to meet the challenges of tomorrow.” The Boettcher Foundation focuses its educational grantmaking in the early-childhood and higher-education areas, and the projects selected for funding represent innovative efforts to meet student needs. “This year’s education grant recipients embody the Boettcher Foundation’s mission of supporting the organizations and individuals who are championing excellence and improving our communities right here at home,” Schultz said. This year’s higher education grant recipients are: Early Childhood Learning: Ability Connection Colorado – Aurora, $50,000 Toward construction of new early childhood learning center Anchor Center for Blind Children – Denver, $50,000 Toward expansion of current facility to accommodate additional staff offices and meeting space Qualistar Early Learning –Statewide, $125,000 Toward Qualistar Colorado Capital Fund for early childhood learning centers Sewall Child Development Center – Denver, $100,000 Toward purchase and renovation of new headquarters facility Technical Colleges: Emily Griffith Technical College – Denver, $150,000 Toward purchase and renovation of new main campus Community Colleges: Arapahoe Community College – Littleton, $50,000 Toward renovation and expansion of early childhood learning center in order to merge with the early childhood learning department and increase the number of children served Pikes Peak Community College – Colorado Springs, $50,000 Toward renovation and reconfiguration of main campus building to better accommodate growing student population Red Rocks Community College – Arvada, $100,000 Toward construction of Arvada Campus Health Professions and Sciences Facility Four Year Universities: University of Colorado Colorado Springs – Colorado Springs, $175,000 Toward construction of a five-venue Visual and Performing Arts Complex in collaboration with six community arts partners University of Denver – Denver, $100,000 Toward construction of the Sie Complex at the Korbel School of International Studies Download a PDF copy of this release here.. About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org...
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04 Dec 18 nonprofits awarded funds for social services projects

December 4, 2014 — Eighteen Colorado nonprofits focused on social services programming have been awarded a combined $770,000 from the Boettcher Foundation to support capital campaigns. “The Boettcher Foundation is honored to support the organizations that are making a difference in the lives of Coloradans,” said Tim Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation. “Whether they are feeding the hungry, providing programming for individuals with disabilities or assisting the most vulnerable members of our communities, these organizations embody Colorado’s collaborative spirit, and we are pleased to contribute to their work.” The projects selected for funding by the Board of Trustees represent efforts that provide social services in Colorado and include organizations addressing basic needs, self-sufficiency and protective services. Community enrichment projects selected for funding this year are: Adam’s Camp – Granby, $25,000 Toward construction of a new Adam's Camp facility at YMCA's Snow Mountain Ranch to expand therapy programming for children with disabilities Alternatives to Violence – Loveland, $35,000 Toward purchase and renovation of two facilities for a domestic violence safehouse and a counseling center Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado – Pueblo, $35,000 Toward purchase of warehouse and office space to facilitate processing and packaging bulk food for distribution in the Pueblo area Denver Inner City Parish – Denver, $25,000 Toward renovation of facility housing the Parish's La Academia, adult learning programs and community events Denver Rescue Mission – Denver, $100,000 Toward construction of new administrative facility and creation of Lawrence St. Community Center providing basic services to the homeless Easter Seals Colorado – Lakewood, $50,000 Toward purchase and renovation of a facility to house intergenerational programming for individuals with disabilities Elderhaus Adult Day Program – Fort Collins, $25,000 Toward purchase of a building to house an adult day program Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado – Denver, $60,000 Toward expansion of early learning center and family services center HomewardBound of the Grand Valley Inc. – Grand Junction, $75,000 Toward a separate shelter building for women and children and additional space for selfsufficiency programming House of Neighborly Service – Loveland, $75,000 Toward the “Life Center,” a hub for the Loveland community's social service organizations and nonprofit startups Intercambio: Uniting Communities – Longmont, $25,000 Toward purchase of a facility to expand capacity for programs supporting immigrants through education and community engagement Mental Health Center of Denver – Denver, $50,000 Toward a child and family community programming hub and mental health center in North Denver Parker Task Force for Human Services – Parker, $25,000 Toward construction of a new facility, which serves as Parker's social services hub Pikes Peak United Way – Colorado Springs, $15,000 Toward expansion of the 2-1-1 Call Center and reception area Ronald McDonald House Charities – Denver, $50,000 Toward the addition of 44 rooms to the Denver House to meet the increasing need of families with seriously ill children Servicios de La Raza – Denver, $25,000 Toward new headquarters facility to consolidate staff and services for low-income, Spanishspeaking community members St. Francis Center – Denver, $25,000 Toward renovation of the day shelter to improve safety, storage availability and shower capacity for homeless individuals Volunteers of America Colorado Branch – Denver, $50,000 Toward renovations to create a Veterans' Service Center providing comprehensive services for homeless veterans and their families About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org...
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07 Aug 20 nonprofits awarded capital funding from Boettcher Foundation

August 7, 2014 — The Boettcher Foundation has selected 20 Colorado nonprofits for grant funding toward community enrichment projects in the state. The projects will be awarded a total of $815,000 in support of capital projects. “From shared community spaces and historic preservation to game-changing youth development centers and concert venues, these projects represent some of the most innovative, thoughtful and ambitious campaigns being pursued by nonprofits in Colorado,” said Tim Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation. “These projects have the potential to create powerful change in the communities where they are located, and we are proud to contribute to their progress.” The projects selected for funding by the Board of Trustees represent efforts that contribute toward community enrichment in the areas of arts and culture, youth development or community recreation and senior centers. Community enrichment projects selected for funding this year are: Artspace Loveland Arts Campus – Loveland, $50,000 Toward renovation of historic Feed & Grain building to provide community arts space Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities – Arvada, $35,000 Toward renovation of existing space to provide room for expanded programming Boomers and Beyond /City of Gunnison – Gunnison, $20,000 Toward expansion of Gunnison Community and Aquatics Center to create space for senior programming Cleo Parker Robinson Dance – Denver, $35,000 Toward renovation of performance space and dance studios Colorado FFA Foundation – Fort Collins, $50,000 Toward construction of new statewide Future Farmers of America training facility located at Colorado State University Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts – Lafayette, $30,000 Toward renovation of practice rooms and performance space Colorado Outward Bound School – Leadville, $40,000 Toward renovation and expansion of Leadville base camp facilities Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum – Colorado Springs, $25,000 Toward restoration of the museum's historic structure Crawford Town Hall and Community Center – Crawford, $25,000 Toward renovation of Crawford School for use as town hall and community center Crow Canyon Archaeological Center – Cortez, $50,000 Toward construction of facilities to house archaeological students and volunteers Denver Area Council, Boy Scouts of America – Denver, $40,000 Toward renovation of facility to allow for expanded programming Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA) – Aurora, $50,000 Toward renovation and expansion of facility to increase classroom and programming space Elbert County Historical Museum – Kiowa, $10,000 Toward renovation of the museum and completion of "The Smoky Hill Trail" exhibit Historic Denver, Inc. – Denver, $45,000 Toward restoration and useable-space expansion of Molly Brown House Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. – Denver, $25,000 Toward major renovations to the building's shared main lobby and entrance Levitt Pavilion Denver – Denver, $150,000 Toward construction of performance pavilion, which will provide 50 free community concerts annually, in Ruby Hill Park TEENS, Inc. – Nederland, $20,000 Toward expansion of existing facility to accommodate increased programming needs Pueblo Zoo – Pueblo, $25,000 Toward expansion of exhibits in the African Village area The Colorado Springs Conservatory – Colorado Springs, $40,000 Toward purchase and renovation of facility to be used for programming and performances Youth on Record – Denver, $50,000 Toward completion of headquarters space, youth media studio and classrooms About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org...
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15 Jul Boettcher Foundation announces new hire

July 15, 2014 — The Boettcher Foundation has hired Marisa Pooley as its Minds Initiative Fellow. Pooley will support the Foundation’s new initiative to promote relationships and engagement among Boettcher Scholars, Boettcher Teachers, Boettcher Investigators and the Boettcher Foundation Staff and Trustees for the purpose of further fostering their leadership, service and philanthropy. A Boettcher Scholar and University of Denver graduate, Pooley has a Bachelor of Arts in strategic communications and degrees in marketing and leadership. She has experience in public relations and marketing from working at a variety of Colorado organizations, including Healthgrades, the Colorado Mammoth and, previously, the Boettcher Foundation as the Strategic Communications Intern. She recently added public relations in the tourism industry to her skillset, when she worked as a consultant for a zero-emissions vineyard in Italy. “We are absolutely thrilled that Marisa is joining our team,” said Katy Craig, Director of Innovation and Strategic Initiatives for the Boettcher Foundation. “Her skills will make her invaluable to us as we seek to empower current and past recipients of Boettcher Foundation funding so that we can multiply their individual and collective impact. Pooley is a Colorado native and graduate of Overland High School. About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org...
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02 Jul Katie Kramer named interim executive director of Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation

July 2, 2014 — Katie Kramer, current vice president and assistant executive director of the Boettcher Foundation, has been named interim executive director of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation. The arrangement is made possible through a generous partnership with the Boettcher Foundation, which has agreed to an executive loan of Kramer to the Leadership Foundation. “As a longtime supporter, I know firsthand the importance of the Leadership Foundation and its work to encourage collaboration and civic engagement in the metro area. I’m ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work on behalf of the Leadership Foundation,” Kramer said. “The generous partnership with the Boettcher Foundation further underscores Boettcher’s deep commitment to fostering leadership in our region.” A Boettcher Scholar herself, Kramer has worked in several capacities at the Boettcher Foundation since 1997. She is a fourth-generation Coloradan who is highly invested in the local community, both in her professional capacity and her extensive volunteer involvement. Kramer has deep knowledge of the Leadership Foundation as a Leadership Denver graduate, one of the co-chairs of Colorado Experience and member of the Leadership Foundation board of directors since 2009, during which time she has provided transformative ideas to the Leadership Foundation. “Katie is a talented leader and strong community presence who has the network, smarts and vision to lead our Foundation to even greater impact,” said Kelly Brough, president and CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. “The Boettcher Foundation has been a longtime partner of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, and we are incredibly grateful to the leadership there for the opportunity to tap into the talent of Katie.” During her time as interim executive director, Katie will focus on the completion of strategic initiatives and the improvement of operational effectiveness. This provides the Leadership Foundation with an immediately qualified and internal leader to provide time to identify another appropriate and capable permanent executive director for the Leadership Foundation. Kramer attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she was a Presidents Leadership Scholar and honors graduate from the Leeds College of Business. In 2009, she completed her Executive MBA at the University of Denver as an honors graduate. Kramer attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she was a Presidents Leadership Scholar and honors graduate from the Leeds College of Business. In 2009, she completed her Executive MBA at the University of Denver as an honors graduate. “The Boettcher Foundation’s mission is to improve the life of Coloradans through investments in both physical and human capital. This executive loan is a unique opportunity to support that goal by sharing one of our own talented leaders,” said Tim Schultz, president and executive director of the Boettcher Foundation. “We admire and appreciate the work of the Leadership Foundation, including its programs to cultivate leadership programs on the state’s college campuses, and are happy to support it in this way.” About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. About the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation An affiliate organization of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation provides content, context and access to inspire leaders to engage in issues critical to the region’s success. The Leadership Foundation encourages community and civic trusteeship through a continuum of leadership programs, including Leadership Denver, Access Denver, Leadership Exchange, Impact Denver, Colorado Experience, the Leadership Alumni Network and the Colorado Leadership Alliance. For more information, visit denverleadership.org. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org Laura Giocomo 303.725.4614 laura.giocomo@denverchamber.org...
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03 Jun Boettcher Foundation announces 2014 Boettcher Investigators; Celebrating fifth class of Colorado’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program

June 3, 2014 – Seven early-career scientists are joining the ranks of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program, with today’s announcement from Theodore F. Schlegel, M.D., Chairman of the Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees. “The Boettcher Foundation Board is pleased to celebrate our fifth class in this very specialized and important niche of biomedical research,” Schlegel said. “Our investigators now number 29, and several of our early Investigators are already achieving significant advancements in their areas of research.” The 2014 Class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program includes: Kunhua Song, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Medicine - Regenerative medicine and heart development/disease Roger A. Bannister, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology Division - Skeletal and cardiac muscle physiology Subhajyoti De, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine - Cancer genomics; lung cancer; somatic mutations; DNA damage and repair; algorithm development; optimization Loren Hough, PhD, University of Colorado Boulder, Assistant Professor of Physics - Structural biology of order and disordered proteins Christopher L. Gentile, PhD, Colorado State University, Assistant Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition - Molecular causes of vascular dysfunction Amy B. Dounay, PhD, Colorado College, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry - Medicinal chemistry for African Sleeping Sickness Rachel L. Zemans, MD, National Jewish Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine - Resolution of Alveolar Epithelial Permeability after Lung Injury “The new class of Boettcher Investigators represents some of the finest scientific minds in the state, and we are honored to have the opportunity to support their research, which has the potential to have significant impacts on human health,” said Tim Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation. Boettcher Investigators are awarded grants of $225,000, covering up to three years of research with a goal for these early-career scientists to establish themselves and become competitive for major awards from federal agencies and private foundations. With the addition of the 2014 Class, there are now 29 Boettcher Investigators conducting research in the following Colorado institutions: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado State University, National Jewish Health, Colorado School of Mines and Colorado College. The Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program was created in 2008, as the result of an innovative agreement among the Boettcher Foundation, the Webb-Waring Foundation for Biomedical Research and the University of Colorado. Through the program, the Boettcher Foundation now invests more than $1.5 million each year into efforts to increase Colorado's competitiveness in biomedical science. “We've made every effort to ensure that the legacies of the Webb and Waring families live on in the discovery of new knowledge to improve human health and in the advancement of young scientists,” Schultz said. When the leadership of the Boettcher Foundation set about establishing its Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards, one of the primary aims was to ensure that the funding was focused in an area where it would have the greatest impact. After intensive research and thoughtful consideration, it was determined that providing support to Early-Career Investigators during that critical gap between working under other researchers and securing major independent funding would be the most effective area the Foundation could support. Early-Career Investigators are faculty members who are four years or less from their first academic appointment at a research institution. The grants awarded by the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program support the work of the promising Early-Career Investigators in Colorado. Eligible investigators apply through a competitive process within their respective institutions. About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org...
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22 May Boettcher Foundation welcomes new administrative assistant

May 22, 2014 — The Boettcher Foundation has hired Cindy Gregory as its new administrative assistant.  Gregory joins the Boettcher Foundation following a career spent as both a 911 dispatcher and as an administrative assistant for a mining company. Her 21 years as a dispatcher provided Gregory with an opportunity to help others while working in an environment that was constantly changing. The experience also made her an expert at prioritizing, multitasking and remaining calm under pressure – skills that have served her well as an administrative assistant. Gregory grew up in metro Denver and graduated from Golden High School. She is an avid triathlete and gardener. She enjoys spending time with her four children and her six young grandchildren. “We are so excited to welcome Cindy to our team,” said Boettcher Foundation Vice President and Assistant Executive Director Katie Kramer. “Her mix of skills and her warm, friendly personality make her the ideal person for this role, particularly since she will be the first person most people encounter when they reach out to the Boettcher Foundation.” High resolution photo available upon request. About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and high-potential organizations, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org...
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06 May 40 Colorado high school stand-outs awarded prestigious and valuable Boettcher Foundation Scholarships

May 6, 2014 — After rigorously considering more than 1,600 applicants, the Board of Trustees of the Boettcher Foundation has selected 40 Colorado high school seniors to receive the 2014 Boettcher Foundation Scholarship. Boettcher Scholars are awarded virtually full-ride, meritbased scholarships to attend a four-year college or university within the State of Colorado. The list of Boettcher Scholars includes some of the most promising young people from across the state. “The goal of the Boettcher Scholarship program is to keep the best talent in Colorado here by connecting them with the outstanding opportunities offered by our in-state institutions,” said Tim Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation. “We know that these students will become leaders on their campuses and continue serving others with their gifts, thereby contributing to the greater Colorado community.” Now in its 62nd year, the Boettcher Scholarship program has awarded more than 2,300 scholarships, with more than $3 million paid out each year. This places the program among the largest merit-based scholarship programs in the nation. The scholarship includes virtually all expenses to attend the Colorado school of each Scholar’s choice: full tuition, fees, a book allowance and an annual stipend for living expenses. The award is granted for eight semesters or twelve quarters at either a public or private four-year college or university in the state, provided the Scholar maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0. “The selection process to earn this competitive award is extremely rigorous. Each year, we have literally hundreds of students who rank number one in their class, are student body presidents, National Honor Society officers, musicians, star athletes, entrepreneurs and accomplished community volunteers,” said Tiffany Anderson, Scholarship Program Director. “Choosing just 40 is always hard, but this year it was especially difficult. There are many promising students in Colorado. We’re proud to have these 40 representing the Boettcher family.” Scholar names and photos follow. High-resolution images available upon request. About the Boettcher Foundation At Boettcher, we believe in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day we champion excellence across our state by investing in our most talented citizens and highpotential organization, because supporting their hard work and leadership will enable them to give back for years to come. For more information, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org. About the Boettcher Scholarship The Boettcher Foundation Scholarship includes virtually all expenses to attend the Colorado school of each scholar’s choice: full tuition, fees, a book allowance and an annual stipend for living expenses. The Scholarship also includes access to programming intended to further enable scholars to hone their talents and give back in their communities as well as an ongoing relationship with an international network of Boettcher Scholars. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristi Arellano 303.285.6208 kristi@boettcherfoundation.org Bryce Anderson-Gregson Boulder (DU) David Andrews Monarch (CC) Amelia Atencio Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts (CC) Ellis Aune RGeorge Washington (CU) William Austin Paonia Senior (CSM) Maria Brock Arapahoe (CSU) Josephine Buckley Berthoud (CSU) Amanda Cary Northridge (CU) Elisabeth Collins ThunderRidge (CU) Francis Commercon Highlands Ranch (CSU) Virginia Creager Frederick (DU) Torrey Davis Swink (CU) Natalia Dellavalle Denver East (CC) Lindsey Deringer Poudre (CC) Piper Doering Lyons Middle/Sr (CU) Haley Donathan Delta (DU) Timothy Finnegan Skyline (CSU) Jasmine Gallegos Centauri (CU) Anna Gilbertson Fort Collins (CC) Simon Hafner Legacy (CU) Jaynee Halverson Valley (CSU) Elizabeth Hoffner Homeschool (DU) Manjing Jiang Sand Creek (CU) Tabitha Kalin Pine Creek (CSM) Holly Ketterman Pueblo Centennial (CSM) Abigail Lock Montezuma-Cortez (Ft. Lewis) Kristiana Longfield Manitou Springs (CU) Anne Lonowski Poudre (CU) Allyson Malecha Broomfield (DU) Paul Marchando Highlands Ranch (CU) Lindsey Paricio Smoky Hill (CSU) Reilly Quist Vision Charter Academy (CU-Denver) Jared Russell Pueblo South (CC) Katrina San Nicolas Northridge (CSM) Sophia Schneider Palmer (CU) Morgan Smith Air Academy (DU) Noah Starbuck Peak to Peak (CU) Brandon Thomas Gateway (CU) Marc Thomson Heritage (CU) Madeline Walden Castle View (CC) ...
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