Hotchkiss High School senior Carson Michele Collins, daughter of Amy and Brian Collins, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Kathleen Wheeler Memorial Scholarship. She is planning to attend Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction and pursue a major in English with an emphasis in pre-law.
This scholarship is in memory of Kathleen Wheeler, a beloved and highly respected teacher at Hotchkiss High School for 21 years. She spent her lifetime serving the needs of people by developing their potential. One of her greatest desires was to see high school students continue their education.
The Laureate Beta Mu chapter selects the recipient of the two year, $1,000 award. This scholarship awards $1,000 over two years at $500 per year. In so doing, this scholarship continues to honor the memory and wishes of Kathleen Wheeler to help students further their education.