2012 Scholarship Recipients


Tyler Anderson
Tyler graduated from ThunderRidge High School as a Valedictorian, an officer in NHS and a top ten finisher at state in FBLA. He was awarded academic letters twice and was named most outstanding student in English his junior year. Tyler took multiple honors and AP courses over his four years while he also played varsity ice hockey and baseball. He will be attending Grinnell College in the fall where he will be playing baseball and studying biology with aspirations of becoming an occupational therapist.

See Tyler receiving his scholarship from Dr. Greos.


Erik Hatlestad
As a Colorado native, Erik’s passions revolve around outdoor activities. Erik enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and skiing and can sometimes be found practicing his violin. He also enjoys spending time with his family. Erik plans on majoring in mechanical engineering at CU Boulder and studying abroad in Switzerland and Germany. Erik says, “As an engineer who is affected by [asthma], I want to improve care for asthma patients, such as the efficacy of inhalers and other delivery methods of medication.”

See Erik receiving his scholarship from Dr. Olson.


Destiny Johnson
Destiny is a junior at Colorado State University. She is majoring in business administration with a concentration in marketing and pursuing a minor in apparel merchandising. Destiny is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, she plans on attending Howard University to earn an MBA and ultimately owning a fashion merchandising business.

See Destiny receiving her scholarship.


Alexandra Schuetter
Alexandra graduated this year from Fort Collins High School as an “AP Scholar with honor” and member of the National Honor Society. As soon as she graduated, she began working with horses and kids at a ranch. She will attend Montana State University in the fall to study environmental science and ultimately would like to work specifically with water quality. She also enjoys photography, volunteering with her church, traveling, and working with kids.

See Alexandra receiving her scholarship from Dr. James.