University of Northern Colorado Big 12 Wrestling Champion
A huge shout out to Greeley Central alumnus and now University of Northern Colorado wrestler Andrew Alirez who has earned the first Big 12 title in Northern Colorado wrestling history. Andrew also earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament where he will compete for a shot at a national title.
30 Highest-rated Museums in Colorado
CMRM Ranked #3 Greeley’s Colorado Model Railroad Museum has been ranked #7 on Stacker’s list of “The 30 Highest-rated Museums in Colorado according to TripAdvisor. They were also ranked #3 on Stacker’s list of “Highest-rated Specialty Museums in Colorado” back in January of this year.
Ron Loos Male Youth Referee of the Year Colorado Soccer Association
Congratulations to Tommy Roth, a member of Northern Colorado Rush Soccer Club in Greeley, for receiving the Ron Loos Male Youth Referee of the Year from the Colorado Soccer Association. The award honors the best young male and female referees based on accomplishments in their referring roles, in their education, and as members of the local community.
University of Northern Colorado WAC Swimmer of the Year
University of Northern Colorado senior Madelyn Moore has won her second straight Western Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year award. At the conference championships, Madelyn earned three individual gold medals. Her time of 22.17 in the 50 free set a WAC meet record and gave her an alternate spot for the NCAA Championship. The swimmer from Bermuda holds the UNC records in four individual races.
$6,000 American Rescue Plan Grant “Bands Give Back” Program
And finally, congratulations to Briana Harris for receiving a $6,000 Cycle B Colorado Corps American Rescue Plan Grant from Colorado Creative Industries. Briana will use the money toward the “Bands Give Back” program, which is organized by the band “The Burroughs,” and will pair professional musicians and bands with high school music programs in Greeley-Evans School District 6 to deliver guest artist workshops.
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