DuBois, McDaniel earn pool scholarships
Two local students, Robert DuBois Jr. and Sarah McDaniel, have been selected as this year’s recipients of the 7th Annual Hot Springs Higher Education Scholarship. Out of nearly 50 applicants, the Hot Springs Scholarship committee selected these two students because of their outstanding leadership qualities and dedication to learning.Robert, 18, son of Bob DuBois and Elaine DuBois, is a graduating senior at Glenwood Springs High School and plans to attend the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, majoring in business. Robert was an active member of Key Club, National Honor Society, DECA, Mock Trial and the School Climate Committee.He is also a talented musician, playing the classical guitar. He is currently employed at Glenwood Music, and worked at the Hot Springs Snack Bar for two years prior. Sarah, daughter of Phil and Marjorie Fetchik, recently earned an associate in arts degree from Colorado Mountain College. Sarah intends to enroll at Mesa State College in Grand Junction this fall to begin studying law. Sarah homeschooled during high school and was recognized with several Outstanding Student certificates at CMC.She is an active participant at the Church of Christ, volunteering her services for daycare and Vacation Bible School. She is also an avid softball player and active in 4-H. She works as a lifeguard and cashier at the Hot Springs Pool.The Hot Springs Higher Education Scholarship, established in 1995, awards $8,000 per year to students who meet particular criteria determined by the committee. Kjell Mitchell, Hot Springs Lodge & Pool general manager, explains, “The Hot Springs employs several high school students to help young adults establish strong work ethics and to nurture their careers.”This scholarship is one of many youth programs supported by the Hot Springs Lodge & Pool.DuBois and McDaniel will each receive $1,000 per year for four years while attending the college of their choice. They must maintain an acceptable grade point average and provide copies of their transcripts at the completion of each year.
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