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Boettcher Foundation Press Release
42 young leaders recognized with 2017 Boettcher Foundation Scholarships
DENVER, May 9, 2017 — Forty-two of Colorado’s top graduating seniors have been selected as recipients of Boettcher Foundation Scholarships. These students have committed to attending Colorado universities where they will use their immense talents to improve our communities right here at home. “The Boettcher Scholarship...
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Kim Alsip joins Boettcher Foundation team
DENVER, May 3, 2017 — The Boettcher Foundation is pleased to announce that Kim Alsip has joined the staff as administrative assistant. Kim recently moved to Colorado from Washington, D.C., where she worked in government relations. With her she brings more than 20 years’ experience as an executive...
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Alumni Board Scholar Profile: Q&A with 2016 scholar Michael Gohde
Members of the Boettcher Scholar Alumni Board are interviewing their fellow Boettcher Scholars to help the community get to know one another better. The following Q&A was compiled by Boettcher Scholar Gergana Kostadinova. Name: Michael Gohde Scholar Year: 2016 Hometown: Colorado Springs College(s), Degree(s): University of Colorado Colorado Springs What are you currently interested...
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1970 Boettcher Scholar spends career ensuring food safety
Robert “Skip” Seward has spent the last four decades ensuring that the food we eat is safe. A 1970 Boettcher Scholar, Skip has led food safety at Fortune 500 companies like ConAgra Foods Inc., Oscar Mayer Foods and McDonalds. Skip attended CSU and later Oregon State...
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Boettcher Foundation awards $525,000 for education projects
DENVER, April 26, 2017 — The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded $525,000 in capital grants to educational institutions in the state. The grant funding includes support for expansion at four higher-education institutions and continued support of the Qualistar Colorado Capital Fund, which impacts...
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Alumni Board Scholar Profile: Q&A with 2016 scholar Jazzy Middleton
Members of the Boettcher Scholar Alumni Board are interviewing their fellow Boettcher Scholars to help the community get to know one another better. The following Q&A was compiled by Boettcher Scholar Gergana Kostadinova. Name: Jasmine (Jazzy) Middleton Scholar Year: 2016 Hometown: Aurora College(s), Degree(s): University of Northern Colorado, Acting What are you currently interested...
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Alumni Board Scholar Profile: Q&A with 1990 scholar Kenzo Kawanabe
Members of the Boettcher Scholar Alumni Board are interviewing their fellow Boettcher Scholars to help the community get to know one another better. The following Q&A was compiled by Boettcher Scholar Gergana Kostadinova. Name: Kenzo Kawanabe Scholar Year: 1990 Hometown: Alamosa  College(s), Degree(s) and Graduation Year(s): University of Colorado, BA (1994), and...
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Boettcher Scholar competes on “The Amazing Race”
Floyd Pierce had never been out of the country. That is, until the 2013 Boettcher Scholar embarked on a journey around the world as a competitor on the 29th season of the CBS reality show, “The Amazing Race.” Floyd was determined to compete on the show...
2016 Year in Review
In 2016, we built upon our mission by continuing to support the individuals and organizations who are working hard to improve our communities. We added new programming while refining some of the pilot programs we have tested in previous years. We invite you to read...