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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Town of Frederick Announces Four Scholarship Winners

2018 Scholarship Winners

After submitting applications and essays about how they represent Frederick’s slogan ‘Built on What Matters,’ and impressing the Frederick Scholarship Commission in their interviews, seniors Isaac Dukes, Payton Garcia, Bethany Steen and Logan Turner each won a Town of Frederick scholarship of $1,500 each year for four years, provided they continue to meet the ongoing eligibility requirements throughout the four-year period. All four students are Frederick residents, a requirement of the scholarship.

Isaac Dukes is graduating from Mead High School and will be attending the Colorado School of Mines in the fall to study Computer Science. Payton Garcia is graduating from Frederick High School and will be heading off to Colorado Mesa University to study Kinesiology. Bethany Steen, who has served her community as a member of the Frederick Arts Commission, is graduating from Mead High School and will be going to Western State Colorado University to study Clinical Psychology and Spanish. Logan Turner is graduating from Frederick High School and will be attending Rutgers New Brunswick to study Astrophysics.

“The interviews have really given the process of awarding these scholarships more of a focus on community,” said Mayor Tony Carey. “Their community is investing in them now and I know they will be giving back ten-fold because that’s the kind of people these students are. You can be inspired by knowing that such upstanding and caring youth exist across the country and especially here in Frederick.”

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