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Boettcher Scholar smiles his way through dental school
Matt Iritani has always wanted to be a dentist. In fact, before he could sign his own name, Matt used crayons to draw a picture of himself as a dentist—a picture that he has kept all these years as a reminder of his lifelong goal. A...
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Alumni Board Scholar Profile: Q&A with 2015 scholar Veronica Fernandez-Diaz
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 Angelique Diaz. Name: Veronica Fernandez-Diaz Scholar Year: 2015 Hometown: Originally from Mexico, spent most time in Thornton College(s), Degree(s) and...
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Alumni Board Scholar Profile: Q&A with 1974 scholar Ron Wiley
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 Angelique Diaz. Name: Ronald (Ron) B. Wiley Scholar Year: 1974 Hometown: Boone College(s), Degree(s) and Graduation Year(s): Colorado State University -...
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Boettcher Scholar juggles multiple roles as public servant
Professor, school board member, entrepreneur and puppy trainer. Any of these roles could be a full-time gig for most people, but in true Boettcher Scholar style, JulieMarie Shepherd Macklin finds a way to juggle all of these and more. A 2004 Boettcher Scholar from Hinkley High...
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Alumni Board Scholar Profile: Q&A with 2014 scholar Reilly Quist
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: Reilly Quist Scholar Year: 2014 Hometown:Delta College(s), Degree(s) and Graduation Year(s): University of Colorado Denver, Major-Biology, Minor-Ethics, 2018 What...
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Boettcher Scholars learn “unreasonable” lessons in entrepreneurship
By Carlos Solorzano 2004 Boettcher Scholar “The reasonable man [& woman] adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in adapting the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man [& woman]” This is a powerful quote from George Bernard Shaw, and the way of...
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Alumni Board Scholar Profile: Q&A with 1979 scholar Norma Mozeé
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: Norma Mozeé Scholar Year: 1979 Hometown: Denver College(s), Degree(s) and Graduation Year(s): Colorado School of Mines, B.S....
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Boettcher Foundation awards grant funding to 16 Colorado nonprofits
October 4, 2016 — The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded $840,000 in capital grants to 16 nonprofit organizations in Colorado. The grants will help support community enrichment projects throughout the state. “One of the great things about Colorado is the many organizations that aim to...