Student achievement: Moffat County High School grad awarded $5,000 scholarship
Recent Moffat County High School graduate Kelly Knez, who is heading to Regis University in Denver this fall to pursue a nursing degree, has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Credit Union of Colorado Foundation, according to a press release.
She is one of six students from throughout Colorado who have been awarded $5,000 college scholarships from the foundation.
In her scholarship application, Knez said her ultimate goal is to work in a hospital neonatal intensive care unit. During high school, Kelly participated in National Honor Society, Key Club and Youth United Way.
Commenting on her scholarship, foundation chairperson Doug Schneider said, “The foundation is very pleased to support her and the five other scholarship recipients. They clearly have demonstrated a commitment to leverage their education to build a better future for Colorado communities.”
As part of Moffat County High School’s Class of 2019 graduation ceremony, outgoing students took the opportunity to express their creativity, honor their past and look to the future atop their mortarboards.