2013 Scholarship Recipients


Grace Farley
Grace is a 2013 graduate of Poudre High School’s International Baccalaureate program. Grace was a member of the varsity tennis team and the Ocean Science Bowl Team. She plays the flute, piano and she enjoys drawing and painting. She will attend Swarthmore College and where she will study Biology as an undergraduate and then pursue Marine Biology in Graduate School.

See Grace receiving her scholarship from Dr. James.


2013_Tyler_Finamore_smTyler Finamore
Tyler is currently a sophomore at Colorado School of Mines interested in Med School. He resides in the Biomedical Engineering Department where he thoroughly enjoys studying about the body and it’s multitude of functions and how they all incorporate synergistically to make a living, fully functioning individual. He is an ACE certified personal trainer while simultaneously training to compete in powerlifting and strongman. Tyler is determined to live a life of fulfillment and zeal and believes that if your intentions are true and your heart is set, the path taken will always be the right one.

See Tyler receiving his scholarship from Dr. Olson.


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Meredith Lutz
Meredith graduated from Arapahoe High School as a National AP Scholar with a 4.3 GPA. She plays the flute and piccolo and was a member of the Arapahoe Band Program where she participated in a variety of ensembles including marching band, wind ensemble and pit orchestra. During her senior year, Meredith served as the flute section leader. Aside from band, she enjoyed participating in National Science Bowl, working as the team captain her entire high school career. Meredith will attend Bucknell University where she will major in Animal Behavior in hopes of one day pursuing a PhD in the same.

See Meredith receiving her scholarship from Dr. Adinoff.


Alyse Miller
Alyse graduated from Smoky Hill High School this spring, as an AP Scholar. She participated in many activities during high school including, National Honor Society, LINK Crew, Student Government, Special Olympics volunteer and during her senior year, Student Body Secretary. In addition, Alyse was a dedicated swimmer and a three year letter winner, state qualifier, team record holder and a National All American qualifier. She will attend Texas Christian University and study Business.

See Alyse receiving her scholarship from Dr. Laoprasert and the Centennial staff.