With these announcements we are appreciating the good work of our residents, showing support for their efforts, and encouraging everyone to share the word that Greeley is Great.Colorado Women of Influence Foundation: 2019 Women of Vision Gala
The Colorado Women of Influence Foundation
recognized its 12 Women of Vision at their annual gala event. Winners included Dr. Debbie Baker of Greeley, who retired after 28 years in Air Force, attained her doctorate in counseling and developed Greeley’s first grief center, and Floris “Flo” Mikkelson of Greeley, a lifetime advocate for seniors and a tireless volunteer with Greeley/Weld Senior Foundation, Weld County Area Agency on Aging Senior Nutrition Committee and the Senior Center Advisory Committee.
University of Northern Colorado: Student-Athletes Win in the Classroom
UNC student-athletes get it done on the field, on the court, and in the classroom. UNC Swimmers Petra Kis and Maddy Moore were named honor mention Scholar All-America by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America. Men’s golf duo Li Chen and Nick Sharp earned Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars honors by the Golf Coaches Association of America. And the UNC Women’s Volleyball team, the whole team, were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Team All-Academic Honors with a cumulative team GPA of 3.7.
Greeley West Graduate Selected for NASA-Funded Project
Congratulations to Greeley West graduate Samuel Diaz for his recent selection to work on a NASA-funded project to send a satellite to the sun. He will join a small team of engineering students through the Colorado Space Grant Consortium to work on a three-year project developing instruments for the ‘Polarimeter to Unify the Corona and Heliosphere’ mission that will study the origins of solar wind and how it affects Earth.
Silver & Gold: Best of 2019: Indie-Alternative Category
Congratulations to Greeley’s own “Silver & Gold
” for winning the Best of 2019 Indie-Alternative category from the Denver Westword Music Awards
. Winners were chosen by a committee of more than 250 people in the Denver music industry.