Boettcher Foundation Recognizes Scholars

Boettcher Foundation Recognizes Scholars and Teachers in 2019
Posted on 05/23/2019
Boettcher ScholarsTwo DCSD Students Named 2019 Boettcher Scholars
Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for a prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship -- a four-year scholarship that includes virtually all expenses to attend the Colorado school of their choice. They receive full tuition and fees coverage, a book allowance, and an annual living expenses stipend. Winners are selected based on academics, service, leadership, and character.

We are excited to announce that two students from Douglas County School District were named 2019 Boettcher Scholars! Etash Kalra from Douglas County High School and Anila Narayana from Rock Canyon High School will both attend the University of Colorado.

Etash also received a Corporate Sponsorship National Merit Scholarship!

"The Boettcher Foundation invests in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans, and these students represent the very best of our state," said Katie Kramer, president and CEO of the Boettcher Foundation. "We are delighted that they have committed to attending Colorado universities."

10 DCSD Teachers Receive Boettcher Foundation Recognition Award
The annual Teacher Recognition Award from the Boettcher Foundation honors educators for their impact and dedication to students who compete for the Boettcher Scholarship. This year’s teacher honorees were selected by finalists for the Boettcher Scholarship. Each educator will receive a plaque, a personalized tribute from the student who selected them and a $500 grant to be used for a project or activity to benefit students at their school.
Congratulations to these outstanding DCSD educators:
  • Qiong Jan, Chaparral High School
  • Steven Fleet, Douglas County High School
  • Debbie Tawzer, Legend High School
  • Tina Stroman, Legend High School
  • Charity Smith, Mountain Vista High School
  • Kent Allison, Mountain Vista High School
  • David Ferguson, Rock Canyon High School
  • Matthew Sassali, Rock Canyon High School
  • Matthew Gracey, Rock Canyon High School
  • Shawndra Fordham, Rock Canyon High School
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