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Elevations Foundation awards scholarships to 33 local students

Awards given at Elevations annual celebration of community

BOULDER, CO (May 20, 2019) — The Elevations Foundation awarded $84,250 in scholarships to 33 local students at its annual Celebration of Community on May 15th at Elevations Credit Union at 1 Environmental Way in Broomfield. The scholarship recipients are 2019 graduates of Adams 12, Boulder Valley, Poudre, St. Vrain Valley and Thompson School Districts.

The Elevations Foundation scholarship initiative has provided over $480,000 in scholarships for higher education during its first nine years. Award criteria include financial need, merit and academic performance. Since 2010, Elevations Foundation has provided opportunities for a better community and awarded over $1.5 million in critical funding for scholarships, community grants and disaster response.

Front row, left to right: Paz Carmona, Marisa Ramirez, Stephanie Herrera, Camila Avitia, Xitaly Longoria Middle row, left to right: April Cardenas Borrega, Brynn Wooten, Alex Alvarez, Hannah Kropp, Christian Dykson, Jonathan Eggers, Aiden Reinking, Georgina Bell, Kelly Song, Rachel Sisk, Jade Tankersley, Adelina DeSantis, Iitay Bugarin, Ari Gibson, Aileen Gonzalez Perez
Back row, left to right: Ethan Rosevelt, Trevor Laugen, Trenton Marbois, Nolan Johan, Enrico Blackwell


About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union empowers its members and the communities it serves along Colorado’s  Front Range with financial solutions and education. In addition to offering a broad portfolio of  consumer and business banking services, Elevations is the No. 1 credit union residential  mortgage lender in Colorado. Founded in 1952 as the U. of C. Federal Credit Union in Boulder,  the organization has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to over 176,000  members, more than 580 local employees and over $3.4 billion in assets. Elevations became a  two-time recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2020 and first received the  award in 2014. The credit union also earns local awards along Colorado’s Front Range for Best  Bank, Best Mortgage Lender, and Best Customer Service. Elevations was also an inaugural  winner in Denver Business Journal’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards. Learn more at  www.elevationscu.com.

About Elevations Foundation

Elevations Foundation is an independent 501(c)3 philanthropic organization providing grants and scholarships in Colorado. The organization works directly with local school districts as well as both governmental and non-governmental agencies to identify focus areas for support. Since its inception in 2010, Elevations Foundation has provided over $1.5 million in community grants, scholarships and emergency assistance. To learn more, visitelevationscu.com/foundation.

Contacts

Kathleen Martin
Content Specialist
Elevations Credit Union
kathleen.martin@elevationscu.com
913.378.7595

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