NEWS AND PRESS

DENVER, Feb. 15, 2020 — The Boettcher Foundation is pleased to announce that Scholar Alumnus Jason Wheeler has been appointed to the Board of Trustees. Wheeler’s impressive career spans more than 20 years as a finance leader and tech executive. Today, Wheeler is the Head of...
For Mark Paricio, science is not about sitting in a lab developing theories – it’s about telling stories and active learning. Consequently, this 1980 Boettcher Scholar has a long list of spellbinding professional experiences. From nuclear engineering at Rocky Flats to climate change research in Siberia,...
Boettcher Scholar Year: 2004 Hometown: Fort Collins Colleges/Degrees: University of Colorado (Go Buffs!): B.A. integrative physiology and leadership certificate, 2009; The George Washington University: master’s in health science and master’s in public health, 2014 Tell us about your current work and how long you’ve been doing it. What...
Boettcher Scholar Year: 2016 Hometown: Aurora College/Degrees: Colorado State University – B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering; Minor in Ethnic Studies (expected December 2021) What are you currently interested in pursuing after graduating? My plan is to continue to graduate school and pursue a master's degree in global health...
Boettcher Scholar Year: 2008 Hometown: Greeley College/Degree: University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A. Environmental Design, 2012; University of Colorado at Denver, M.A. Leadership for Educational Organizations, 2019 Tell us about your current work and how long you’ve been doing it. What is your favorite aspect of your current...
Boettcher Scholar Year: 2016 Hometown: *Denver College/Degrees: Colorado College – B.A. in Political Science; Minor: Environmental Issues (expected 2020) What are you currently interested in pursuing after graduating? An abundance of post-grad options pique my interest, and I am grateful for that. I am strongly considering teacher licensure programs and...
Boettcher Scholar Year: 2004 Hometown: Kremmling, CO College/Degree: University of Colorado, B.A. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 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 currently working on and managing my family's cattle ranch...
Boettcher Scholar Year: 2016 Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO College/Degree: University of Colorado Boulder, Ethnic Studies What are you currently interested in pursuing after graduating? Currently, I am interested in pursuing a “mob” position with Dutch Bros. Coffee. This position would allow me to travel all over the U.S. to...