Credit Union of Colorado Foundation Awards $50,000 in College Scholarships

Comcast awarded $75,000 in scholarships to 30 college-bound students across Colorado, as part of the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.
Fort Collins Scholarship Winner is Miah Dannahower
Credit Union of Colorado Foundation has announced the 2023 winners of its annual college scholarship program. The foundation awarded ten students a $5,000 yearly scholarship totaling $50,000 in tuition assistance for the 2023/2024 school year. Fort Collins winner Miah Dannahower will utilize the scholarship to help pay for her college education at the University of Idaho.
“We are thrilled to provide financial support to college students from communities throughout Colorado,” says Kamela Pancroft, board chair of the Credit Union of Colorado Foundation. “This year’s recipients are high achievers academically while also giving back to their schools and greater communities through their dedicated service to volunteering. There’s no doubt they will make a lasting positive impact in their careers and communities.”
Scholarship eligibility was extended to Colorado residents enrolled in, or scheduled to enter, an accredited college or university as an undergraduate taking at least 12 credit hours per semester. Candidates were required to maintain a minimum 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale in high school or during the previous 12 months as college undergraduates and demonstrate an active commitment to volunteer activities and community service at their school or local community.
This year’s scholarship winners include:
  • Michelle Yin Chen, Wheat Ridge – attending Colorado College
  • Miah Dannahower, Fort Collins – attending the University of Idaho
  • Estella Hageman, Brighton – attending Marquette University
  • Jackson Nelson, Littleton – attending University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Minh Anh Le, Louisville – attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Joshua Leisman, Colorado Springs – attending University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Katie Ly, Colorado Springs – attending University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Quinn Maness, Cortez – attending Arizona State University
  • Josh Stickland, Littleton – attending Colorado State University
  • Giselle Wipper, Golden – attending University of Colorado Boulder
Founded in 2012, the Credit Union of Colorado Foundation promotes community development by providing financial and volunteer support in education and human services. The foundation reflects and honors the Credit Union of Colorado’s legacy of philanthropic commitment to its members and the communities where they reside.

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