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Northey Foundation Awards $18,000 in Scholarships

Arvada, CO – The Northey Foundation board recently awarded scholarships totaling $18,000 to a dozen Arvada high school students.

The scholarships are awarded in amounts between $1,000 and $2,000 and are open to all Arvada high school seniors who are pursuing a higher education degree.

The 2015 recipients are:

Madison Bader                     Ralston Valley High School

Robert Blair                          Arvada High School

Samantha Brunken               Pomona High School

Covneant Cook                    Pomona High School

Brier Fine                             Arvada West High School

Lydia Fisher                         Arvada West High School

Jamie Hall                           Arvada West High School

Grant Kochmann                  Arvada West High School

Nadine Lugo                        Arvada High School

Theron Mekelburg                Arvada West High School

Paul Quintana                     Pomona High School

Jordan Schiltzer                  Arvada West High School

 

W. Michael Northey was a police officer for the City of Arvada who was tragically killed after being struck by a car while making an arrest on August 13, 1979. Northey was very active with the youth of the community and the Northey Foundation was created to award scholarships to those pursuing a higher education degree, and for Officers and/or their families in times of need. The W. Michael Northey Foundation is a 501(C)(3) (IRS#31-1771579) not for profit organization.

 

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