Felicidades to our Winter 2021 class of scholarship recipients!

Updated: May 6

Steve Johnsen Scholarship Third Round

5 Recipients & $10,200 Distributed

Learn more about this class of recipients below!


Damaris Vicarte

Damaris is finishing her final academic year at the University of Colorado Denver. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business Marketing while working part-time. This is the third time she's received the scholarship.


Stephanie de la Rosa

Stephanie is a former Out-of-School Program participant. She is continuing her freshman year at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She is a second-time recipient of the scholarship and the first non-La Academia student to receive it.


Rocio Anaya

Rocio is a former La Academia graduate and a current undergraduate at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a Chicano Studies minor. This is the first time she's received the scholarship.


Mireya Nunez

Mireya is a La Academia graduate and first-time scholarship recipient. She is pursuing licensure as an esthetician and is extremely motivated to run her own business and be her own boss.


John Mendez

John is a non-La Academia graduate receiving the award. He works part-time and is pursuing his bachelor's degree in Political Science at the University of Denver. The scholarship helps him manage a full-time class load while also working part-time.



A special congratulations to Lizbeth Martinez, a past scholarship recipient who earned her bachelor's degree in Social Work from Concordia University Chicago!









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