Education Briefs

Brent Robinson and his son, Cooper
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Goodhart scholarship offers financial assistance for nontraditional students

The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) is currently accepting applications for The Lew Goodhart Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded to students who have completed a minimum of 15 college credit hours and are legal residents of the state of Colorado. Preference will be given to nontraditional students, defined as adult students age 22 or older or a re-entry student. Other requirements include a GPA of between 2.0 and 3.5 and demonstrated financial need. Enrollment in a Colorado educational facility is required. Preference will be given to residents of Colorado’s Western Slope who are attending a Western Slope institution of higher education. The application deadline is June 1, 2015. Two nonrenewable scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded and applications are available through an easy, online process at For more information call Cecile Aday at 970-243-3767.

Robinson graduates from Creighton University School of Medicine

On May 16, 2015, Brent Robinson graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Brent is a 2002 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School and 2007 graduate of Colorado State University. Brent completed his clinical rotations in April at the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix and will be joining St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chicago, where Dr. Robinson will specialize in general surgery for the next five years. Brent is the son of R. Bruce and Dayle Robinson of Glenwood Springs. His son, Cooper, also attended his dad’s graduation with friends and family in attendance.

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