Our Donors

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Estate of Freda Roof

This scholarship was established in memory of Freda T. Roof for any deserving student enrolled at Colorado Mountain College to defray expenses of tuition, fee, living and transportation costs, and other expenses necessary or incident to the education of the...

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Everett & Doris Bernardo Family Foundation

The Everett & Doris Bernardo Foundation was established in 2007 to help educate and encourage Hispanic students to pursue 4 year college degrees. Everett Bernardo was born in Tampa, Florida, coming from parents that immigrated from the Northern part of Spain in the...

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Everist Materials

Everist Materials, the area’s largest supplier of quality aggregate materials, wishes to establish the Amy Ann Gallagher Memorial Scholarship to honor the memory of a young teacher in Grand County. A special friend of the Everist Materials family, Amy’s life was cut...


Family and Friends of Lori Rink and Amelia Elizabeth Bradley, and Alpine Bank, Rifle

Lori Rink taught at Wamsley and Graham Mesa Elementary Schools in Rifle. Before her time in the Garfield School District she taught English as a Second Language in Kobe, Japan for 5 years. Lori loved her years teaching as well as photography, hiking, travel,...

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Family of David Allen

Thirteen years after suffering extensive injuries in a serious accident, David Allen received an Associate in Arts degree from the Colorado Mountain College Roaring Fork Campus. David and his family gave credit to the staff and faculty of Colorado Mountain College...

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Feinzig Family

Believing strongly that education is the key to personal development and self-fulfillment, this scholarship was established by Herb and Kate Feinzig to assist deserving students in achieving their educational goals.

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FirstBank owes their success to the core values they’ve held since they were founded in 1963: financial stability, outstanding employees, and great customers. FirstBank now has over $12 billion in assets in locations over three states, including Colorado branches in...

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First Mountain Bank

This scholarship was created through the generous support of First Mountain Bank of Leadville to promote and support the educational endeavors of Lake County citizens

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Dr. Armen Sarafian served as Interim President during 1986-87. A member of the California State Board of Education, Dr. Sarafian held the honorary title of President Emeritus of Pasadena City College where he served for over 20 years. Later he was President of...

Friends of Mylissa

Friends of Mylissa

Mylissa Burnett Eckdahl joined the Development Studies faculty of Colorado Mountain College at the Vail campus in 1997. Her area of expertise was developmental writing skills. She taught courses in that discipline as well as coordinating programs, all the while...

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Gary and Genia Gallagher

Gary and Genia Gallagher have always believed in the importance of education; both were fortunate to begin their careers without the burden of student loans. The opportunity to afford a promising student a similar experience is extremely rewarding.� Given the issues...

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Gavin and Sharyn Litwiller

This scholarship was endowed by family, friends, and co-workers of Gavin and Sharyn Litwiller to honor his years of service to the Ninth Judicial District. Mr. Litwiller served as a judge in this region for over 25 years. He was appointed District Judge by Governor...

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Gebhardt Family

This Scholarship is established by the Gebhardt Family and the Michael R. Gebhardt Memorial Fund in memory of Michael R. Gebhardt who was a resident of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and formerly of Carmel, New York. Michael was an avid outdoorsman and NOLS graduate...

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Genova Family

The Pauline Taylor-Genova Scholarship was created by her husband Frank and their children Nancy, John and Scott. The purpose of this scholarship is to honor and celebrate a woman who dedicated her life to assisting others in their struggles. Pauline was a loving,...

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Giorgio and Kirsten Cantele

Giorgio and Kirsten Cantele, together with their children, are wholehearted supporters of CMC – Vail Valley, and everything the college has to offer. The Cantele Family believes in the value of education as a primary means of lifting individuals, communities and the...

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Gould Family

Mark and Mary Gould are long-time residents of the Western Colorado Roaring Fork Valley. As a longtime general contractor in the Roaring Fork Valley, Could Construction has been involved in numerous public projects ranging from the 27th Street roundabout and Atkinson...


Gypsum Chamber of Commerce

The Gypsum Chamber of Commerce was formed in 2009 to promote businesses and services in Gypsum and the surrounding areas, provide networking and promotional opportunities to members, and encourage involvement in community. As part of their involvement in community,...

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Harold and Catherine Gant

Harold and Catherine Gant split their time between Texas and Colorado. They are both passionate about supporting education and other causes in Summit County. They volunteer their time at Dillon Valley Elementary readership/mentoring program and the Senior Center. ...

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Helen K and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation

The Helen K and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation provided this scholarship grant with the desire to assist hard working Colorado Mountain College students who are experiencing financial barriers while pursuing a two-year degree, a certificate program, or fulfilling...

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High Country Healthcare

High County Healthcare has been a vital member of the communities of Breckenridge, Frisco, Silverthorne, Dillon, Copper Mountain, and Keystone for nearly three decades, providing care in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, and Obstetrical and Gynecological Specialists....

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Hjalmar "Hal" Sundin

Since retiring in Glenwood Springs from Illinois in 1989, Hjalmar (Hal) Sundin has been an active member of his Roaring Fork community, and has spent many years adventuring in Colorado and beyond. He climbed all the 14,000 foot peaks of Colorado with his late...

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Holly and Rich Glasier

Holly and Rich Glasier are very active community members and marvelous supporters of Colorado Mountain College. In addition to Rich’s recently ended tenure on the CMC Foundation Board, he also sits on the board of Cornell College and is the audit committee chair on...

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In memory of Linda Carlson

This scholarship is in memory of Linda Carlson or “Mama C” as she was known at the Spring Valley Campus. Linda worked in Student Services at Spring Valley and was dedicated to making student life as enjoyable as possible.

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In memory of Lucy Bogue

Lucy Bogue founded Yampa Valley College in 1962, which became the Steamboat Springs Campus of Colorado Mountain College. She fulfilled her dream of bringing higher education to northwestern Colorado, enlisting the help of several enthusiastic Steamboat residents. She...

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In Memory of Max and Maureen Kunze

This scholarship has been created in the memory of Maurine and Max Kunze. After graduating from Glenwood Springs High School, Maurine Bryant-Kunze studied voice at the Denver College of Music and then moved to New York where she continued voice culture. Singing was...

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In memory of Morgan Ingram

Morgan, a student at Colorado Mountain College, had a love for philosophy, a passion for dance and a constant appreciation for all forms of art. Forever in tune with nature, she loved animals, music, playing piano, and singing. Morgan’s heart was bigger than life;...

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In memory of Paula Marr

A scholarship has been established to honor Paula Marie (Gilchrist) Marr, Educator, who spent her entire career as a teacher of students and other teachers. She had a great love of God, her family, and friends. Paula was never satisfied with being a good teacher and...

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In memory of Stanley Dodson

Stanley Dodson was a native of Garfield County, Colorado. He lived in Silt where he attended school, then attended CU Boulder for five years, graduating in 1941 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Stan began his career in the pipeline/construction business with...

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In memory of Steve Chesley

Steve Chesley helped to start the ceramics program at the CMC Rifle Campus over 30 years ago and continued instructing pottery there until his death. Although Steve loved all art, ceramics truly was his passion. He enjoyed assisting students of all levels but...

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In memory of Tom White

Tom White passed away in 1977 at the age of 18. A resident of Chicago and an avid hockey player who was born deaf, Tom was an inspiration to former Chicago Blackhawk Star Stan Mikita and Chicago Businessman Irv Tiahnybik who together established the American Hearing...