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Cottonwood Creek reading buddies build relationships and literacy skills

SUBMITTED BY ANNA C. DOLANCHERRY CREEK SCHOOLS Elio Karam couldn’t wait to become a fifth-grader, so he could be a reading buddy with a first-grader. “I like it because I get to read with somebody,” Karam said. In fact, he’s reading with his first-grade neighbor, Giana Reed. She offered her own emphatic description of the …

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Daniels Scholarship Program applications now open 

Program provides need-based scholarships of up to $100,000 over four years Colorado high school seniors can now apply to become a 2023 Daniels Scholar and receive up to $100,000 towards their college degree. Interested students must apply at DanielsFund.org/Scholarships by 4 p.m. MST on Oct. 15 to be considered for the scholarship. The Daniels Scholarship …

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CCHS grad receives $24,000 John Lynch Family Legacy scholarship

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academics, athletics, community involvement, financial need, leadership, and other intangible qualities. 2022 Cherry Creek High School graduate Charlie Eigner is bound for the University of Alabama, with the help of a supportive family and a $24,000 scholarship from the John Lynch Foundation. On July 19, Eigner learned …

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Junior Achievement hopes to start serving students in south metro Denver in 2023

On June 10, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) celebrated the “topping off” of its new educational facility on Greenwood Plaza Boulevard and Fiddler’s Green Circle by unveiling its new logo and announcing that the building will also be home to the Colorado Business Hall of Fame.  JA’s new logo reflects its updated vision and role as …

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Rick Miranda named interim president of Colorado State University

Board of Governors Announces Launch of National Search The Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System announced that Rick Miranda, chief academic officer for the CSU System, will serve as interim president of the CSU flagship campus in Fort Collins while the Board undertakes a national search for the 16th president of CSU. …

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St. Mary’s Academy wins 3A State Golf Championship for second year in a row

Sophomore Maddy Bante Wins 1st Place Individual with Par Score of 144 in Two-Day Tourney St. Mary’s Academy won the 3A State Golf Championship June 1 by 43 strokes over runner-up Prospect Ridge in the two-round tournament at the Broadlands Golf Course in Broomfield, giving them the trophy title for the second year in a …

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Local High School students receive Centennial Youth Achievement awards

Four graduating high school students are the recipients of the City of Centennial’s 2022 Youth Achievement Awards in recognition of significant contributions to Centennial through service and outstanding leadership in school, community and the workplace. Each recipient receives $1,000 to be applied toward college tuition, fees and course enrollment. The Centennial Youth Achievement Awards is …

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