Glenwood Hot Springs announces 2009 scholarship winner |

Glenwood Hot Springs announces 2009 scholarship winner

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado ” The 14th annual Glenwood Hot Springs Higher Education Scholarship was awarded to outstanding Glenwood Springs High School senior Monica Gucwa.

Monica, daughter of Wes and Bozena Gucwa, will be attending Fort Lewis College in Durango this fall, where she plans to study teaching. Monica hopes to become an elementary school teacher after graduation. She has already accumulated teaching experience through swimming lesson instruction at the Hot Springs Pool and service learning at Glenwood Springs Elementary School.

With the Glenwood Hot Springs Higher Education Scholarship, Monica will receive $2,500 per year, for up to four years to offset the cost of her college education. This is a $2,000 increase in financial commitment from the Glenwood Hot Springs.

“The Glenwood Hot Springs has always seen the potential young people have to offer. This scholarship is a way for us to encourage excellence and help them reach their lifelong goals. Monica is a very deserving young woman, and the Glenwood Hot Springs wishes her luck and success in her studies,” said Kjell Mitchell, general manager/COO for the Glenwood Hot Springs.

The Glenwood Hot Springs Higher Education Scholarship was established in 1995 for the higher education of students who meet particular criteria determined by the selection committee.

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