This is to announce that the scholarship application for the 2021 - 2022 academic year will be available January 1, 2021.

Click here for the Scholarship Application Form

Memorial scholarships are provided by families and friends who have lost a loved one with intention to honor their life and memory.  Memorial scholarships provide financial support to students who are committed to furthering their education, and who have been selected to receive a HOPE scholarship by going through the application process.

HOPE Scholarship Recipients - include graduating high school seniors and continuing college students. Scholarship application forms are available from HOPE in January of each year and are due by April 1st. Applications are screened, and applicants participate in a personal interview. Applications for the 16-17 academic year have already been awarded. We look forward to your application next year.


2020 Key Note Luncheon Speaker

Tony Hernandez

Mr. Tony Hernandez is President/CEO of Innovation Action Consulting which serves nonprofits, foundations, local governments, and private sector housing developers.

Before founding Innovation Action Consulting Services, Tony served as an Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Housing Services in Washington, DC and in Colorado.

Tony has had a successful career in both the private & public sectors. President Obama appointed him to serve as the Administrator of Rural Housing Services.

Prior to that Tony was an IBM Business Planner and Senior Marketing Representative while concurrently serving five terms as a State Representative in the Colorado General Assembly.

His successes in the State legislature included increasing strategic funding for K-12 education through School Finance Funding Legislation and on legislation for Job Training and Literacy Education.

The Economic Councils of Colorado recognized Tony as the "Legislator of the Year" for making the most significant contributions to economic development in Colorado.

This year Tony has taught Leadership Development and Policy Advocacy classes at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work and at the Graduate School of Social Work at Metro State University in Denver.

2020 Scholarship Recipients

  Kaitlynne Chacon
Kaitlynne graduated from South High in 2020.

Kaitlynne was active in National Honor Society, theatre, Band Group - Mariachi 307, Dance Group - Las Angelitas Unidas y Rayos Del Sol.

Kaitlynne will attend LCCC and pursue nursing.

Kaitlynne is thankful for the support from family and friends.

Kaitlynne is the recipient of the Richard Montoya Memorial Scholarship.
  Kobe Garcia
Kobe graduated from South High in 2020.

Kobe will attend LCCC, then transfer to UW or CSU with a goal to become a Pharmacist.

Kobe likes to view things from different perspectives to create understanding - Mexican culture is part of Kobe's daily commute.

Kobe is the recipient of the Steve Lucero Memorial Scholarship.
  Juana Hicks-Rodriquez
Juana is a 2020 graduate from Central High School.

Juana will attend the University of Wyoming to major in Biology and then attend veterinary school.

Juana is very thankful for all the hard work that her parents have done to help her in school and in life.

She is proud of her Hispanic heritage and hopes to inspire other young girls to follow their dreams.
  Christian Martinez
Christian graduated from Central High in 2020.

Christian will attend UW to study physiology, and minor in the University Honors College.

Christian gives back to the community by volunteering - picking up trash in local parks and helping in daycare at his church.

He is excited for the future and is thankful for the friends and family who have supported him over the years.

Christian is the recipient of the Trisha Redman Memorial Scholarship.
  Noah Paiz
Noah is a 2020 graduate of Laramie County Community College.

Noah was the president of LCCC's honor society.

He will be entering the University of Wyoming's Pharmacy Program with plans for hospital or community pharmacy.

Outside of school, he enjoys hiking, cooking, and being with his family.

Noah admires his great-grandmother for teaching him the value of hard work and helping him be the person he is today.
  Grant Redman
Grant is a 2020 graduate of East High. At East, Grant was a 4-year letterman on the tennis team, lettering in basketball and the G-Team mentoring program.

Grant plays on the Post Six baseball team and has lettered the past two years.

Grant plans to attend Laramie County Community College's Albany Campus where he will study education with the goal to become a high school history teacher.

Grant would like to thank his dad Scott, his mom Ann, and his brother Connor for their love and support.

Grant is the recipient of the Martin Esquibel Memorial Scholarship.
  Carlitos Reyes
Carlitos is a 2020 graduate of South High.

Carlitos will attend LCCC in the fall with the longer term goal to obtain an engineering degree at the University of Wyoming.

He plans to complete his goal of learning Spanish, and using his free time to ride his dirt bike.

Carlitos is the recipient of the Dr. Margaret (Margie) Zamudio Memorial Scholarship.
  Shelby Sutton
Shelby graduated from East High in 2020, with honors and lettered in academics.

Shelby has been involved in many clubs and activities - National Honors Society,the National Society of High School Scholars and DECA - where she was recognized as a Top Performer at the state and International levels.

Shelby's sports included volleyball, golf, and lacrosse with the Cheyenne Youth Lacrosse Club.

Shelby will be attending the University of Wyoming
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