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Boettcher Scholar Year: 1992 Hometown: Akron College(s), Degree(s):Colorado State University, B.S. in Agricultural Economics, 1996; University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D. Law, 1999 Tell us about your current work and how long you’ve been doing it. What is your favorite aspect of your current occupation? I am...
Individual Honoree Announcement Girl Scouts of Colorado The Girl Scouts of Colorado and our nominating committee are pleased to welcome Katie Kramer, President and CEO, Boettcher Foundation, to the 2021 Class of Women of Distinction. Katie was selected as a Boettcher Scholar in 1993 and has been...
Scholars to attend eight Colorado Institutions DENVER, May 4, 2021 — A group of Colorado’s most talented graduating seniors has been named 2021 Boettcher Foundation Scholars, marking the newest class of students to earn the influential scholarship recognizing the next generation of doers and difference makers. “These...
By Curtis L. Esquibel Today is going to be a good day in the eyes of Katrina Ruggles. The habitual optimist, this is the daily devotion she gives herself as she scans her overscheduled calendar. This day, in particular, has significance. Ruggles will teach in person to...
By Kat Falacienski, 2020 Boettcher Scholar and Boettcher Foundation Intern “We need to take this virus seriously,” I insisted. It was early March 2020. “There are already fourteen cases in Washington, and I just saw a news report that estimated that the virus had been circulating...
By Curtis L. Esquibel The first day of school jitters these were not. In two-plus decades of teaching, Tonya Saenz typically would greet the annual launch of another school year with the same nervous excitement of anticipation – a feeling of optimism blended with possibility. But August 27,...
Press Release Governor's Office DENVER — Governor Jared Polis today announced the recipients of the 2020 Colorado Governor’s Citizenship Medals, an annual award stewarded by CiviCO on behalf of the sitting Governor of Colorado to recognize top community leaders from around the state. The 2020 recipients will be...