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2020 Scholarship Recipients

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Abigail Padilla

Abigail Padilla was the recipient of the 2020 Alumni Foundation Scholarship worth $2,000. She graduated in May 2020 with an impressive 4.20 GPA. She was a member of the National Honor Society, earned Principal's Honor Roll and 1st Team Academic All-State all four years, and was the team captain in softball. Abigail was a four-year letterman and starter for the Lady Hornets. She earned 2nd Team All-Conference her freshman and sophomore year and 1st Team All-Conference her junior and senior year. She will attend Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon where she will begin her journey to become a Physical Therapist as well as play softball.


“Being the 75th family member to graduate from Pueblo County is an honor and a privilege. Thank you PCHS Alumni Foundation for choosing me to be one of the recipients. I appreciate all of your efforts to make this scholarship happen, which will help me to begin my journey to become a Physical Therapist. Green and Gold will forever be in my blood. I am proud to be a Hornet Alumnus!”

     - Abigail Padilla, Class of 2020

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Aryanna Gallegos

Aryanna Gallegos was a recipient of the 2020 Alumni Foundation Scholarship worth $1,000. She graduated June 2020 with an impressive 4.0 GPA. She was a state officer for Colorado Technology Student Association and was a member of this program for six years, becoming a two year letterman. She was also Captain of the cheer team, a three year letter winner for girls tennis, and participated in student council. Aryanna graduated as a double major in Biomedical Science and Engineering from The School of Engineering and Biomedical Science. She attends Creighton University, in Omaha, Nebraska as a Biochemistry Major on the Pre-Med Track.

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Colin Raper

Colin Raper was a recipient of the 2020 Alumni Foundation Scholarship worth $1,000. Colin graduated in June 2020 with a 3.78 GPA. He was a four year member of the football team and four year member of the basketball team. He was also one the captains of the basketball team his senior year. He has received numerous principal honor roll awards as well as being a three year letterman in football and basketball as well as lettering in DECA his senior year. He was a member of DECA for two years and attended DECA state. Colin will be attending Colorado State University-Pueblo in the fall where he plans to study construction management.

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