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) (
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