The Lena Sammons Reed Memorial Scholarship committee disbursed over $15,000 of scholarship money to 11 applicants.
Reed, a retired elementary teacher at Crawford Elementary, provided in her will a scholarship fund to help students who wished to continue their education and become contributing members of their communities.
The scholarship is available to individuals who attended Crawford Elementary for a minimum of two years and graduated from Hotchkiss High School.
The students receiving scholarships for certificate or undergraduate programs were: Dalton Lerew, Colorado State University; Tell Hawk, Jessica Tiedeman and Dusty Curtis; Colorado Mesa University; Brice Simpson and Tanner Simpson, Western Colorado Community College; Megan Eckstein, University of Montana; Tristan Steckel, University of Wyoming; Wendy Pearson, Salem State University; Alexandra Matheson, Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell. Silke Watson will be attending University of Michigan Law School in pursuit of a graduate degree in law.blog comments powered by Disqus