Governor Boards & Commissions Appointments: Division of Youth Services Community BoardColorado Governor Jared Polis has appointed City of Greeley Municipal Judge Mark Gonzales to the Division of Youth Services Northeast Region Community Board. The board works to promote transparency and community involvement, provide opportunities for youths to build positive relationships with adult role models, and promote involvement in the community.
Best 20 Beers in 2021 by Craft Beer & Brewing
Weld Werks’ Stary Noche has been selected by Craft Beer & Brewing for their Editors’ Picks: The Best 20 Beers in 2021. Weld Werks’ Hazy IPA was also listed as #4 on the Reader’s Choice: Who Brews it Best? listing.University of Northern Colorado: Big Sky Conference Regular-Season Champs
Colorado High School Activities Association: All-State Team Selections
A big congrats to several SD6 students named to all-state teams by the Colorado High School Activities Association
. Frontier Academy sophomore Darren Hayden, junior Mauricio Lara, and junior Madison Brosig were 3A cross country second-team selections. University had a trio of first-team softball selections: freshman Addison Harding, senior Ashlyn Knapp, and junior Kaden Wyatt. Northridge senior Traejan Andrews made the boys golf 4A first-team. In addition, a big shout out to Greeley Central all-state choir honorees Joshua Cleveland, Ash Hein, Elli Houle, Savana Long, Casbah Parlin, and Aly Toews.
University High School: 3A State Volleyball Champions
The University Bulldogs volleyball team has won the 2020 CHSAA Class 3A State Championship, their first state championship in program history. Additionally, University volleyball coach Jared Rudiger was named the Class 3A Coach of the Year, and seniors Aesha Alrashed and Logan Conlin were 3A first-team selections by MaxPreps, ColoradoPreps and CHSAANow.
Greeley West Cheer & Poms: NCAC League Champs
Cheers to the Greeley West High School cheerleaders and poms for both winning the NCAC League Championship. Poms placed 1st in Hip-Hop. Cheer took 1st in the Game Day category.
Caring for our Watersheds: Bracelets for Bats
Congratulations to Greeley Central student Saria Mowrer for being named one of the 2020-2021 Caring for our Watersheds
contest winners from Colorado. Saria’s project included the installation of 30 bat boxes throughout 15 different parks and trails in Greeley and raising awareness about White Nose Syndrome. She also handed out bracelets with an informational pamphlet. Habitat loss and WNS has led to a 90% decline of the little brown bat population in the past 20 years, risking their extinction by 2030.
National Association for Gifted Children: ‘Eyes of Wonder’ a Winner
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