23 Apr La Junta Tribune Democrat: Sophie Russell of Swink earns Boettcher Scholarship
By Christian Burney
La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Sophia (Sophie) Russell, graduating senior and Co-Valedictorian at Swink High School, was selected to be a recipient of the Boettcher Foundation Scholarship.
The Boettcher Scholarship provides funding and access to educational opportunities to the Colorado’s top students, the Foundation said in a news release sent to the Russell family.
“Boettcher Scholars are selected for their academic achievement, outstanding character, and service and leadership in their schools and communities,” said Katie Kramer, president and CEO of the Boettcher Foundation in the news release. “The Boettcher Scholarship is an investment in our state’s future gamechangers. It not only recognizes their past achievements but also their future impact on the State of Colorado.”