Montezuma-Cortez award and scholarship winners

Tara Abrams: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012; 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Christopher Aiken: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction); Colorado Mesa University Distinguished Scholars Award $34,192; 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Golf; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; National Honor Society Member; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — PCC Photography

Deanna Atkins: Fort Lewis College (Durango); Fort Lewis College Dean’s Tuition Scholarship $1,000; Fort Lewis College Music Department Scholarship $500 yearly; Burger King National Scholarship $1,000; Bill & Peg Rees Memorial Scholarship $2,000/year for four years; Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000; CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 renewable for four years; Colorado Grant $1,250/year; CSU Ram Grant $2,000/year; Commitment to Colorado Scholarship $3,750/year; National Honor Society New Inductee 2012; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Photography

Brandi Avon: Colorado High School Press Association/Journalism Excellence Award — 3rd Place 4A Newspaper Commentary Writing

Kyle Baacke: Knox College (Galesburg, Illinois ) Ellen Brownings Scripps Scholarship $10,000/year; Knox Performing Arts Music Scholarship $4,000/year; Knox Colorado Alumni Scholarship $2,000/year; Knox Founders Grant $1,950/year; 2012 M-CHS Academic Award; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; Knowledge Bowl Member; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Physical Education; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — AP U.S. History

Cheyenne Baber: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Spanish; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Psychology; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — American Literature; Baikie, Kia; 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Taylor Bailey: Wichita State University (Kansas); CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Swazy Baker: Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff); WUE/Western Undergraduate Exchange Program $12,680/year; Wendy’s High School Heisman Award — Female School Winner; CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Cole Baxter: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Sydney Bayles: University of Utah (Salt Lake City); 2012 CHSAA All Conference All State Player — Basketball; CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Madeline Beck: PCC/SCCC (Mancos); Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $1,000/year; UCCS Chancellor’s Scholarship $1,000/year

Rashiah Begay: San Juan College (Farmington, N.M.)

Darcie Biard; 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award

Imari Black: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012; 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Trista Blair: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — French; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Sculpture/Ceramics

Caleb Branson: Fort Lewis College (Durango); Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000; Fort Lewis College Talent Search College Scholarship $500

Ashlynn Brenneman: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction)

Bridger Brenner: 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Soccer; 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Krystal Brown: Western State College (Gunnison); M-CHS Honors Diploma Graduate; M-CHS Honors Diploma Scholarship $100; 2012 PCC EMT Basic Certificate; Western State College Western Scholars Award $3,000 for four years; 2012 Roland R. Schneider/John Luxton Memorial Scholarship $3,000; Bob Cox Memorial Scholarship / Kiwanis of Mesa Verde $1,500; Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000; Michelle Taylor Scholarship $1,000; Southwest Memorial Foundation Healthcare Scholarship $600 Renew; Cortez Elks Lodge #1789 “Most Valuable Female Student” $1,000; George Eastman Young Leaders Award $7,500/year Renewable; Chadron State College Non-Resident Scholars Award $4,331/year Renew; Coe College Presidential Scholarship $17,000/year; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; 2012 Society of Women Engineers Highest Honor in Science & Math; National Honor Society Member; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — English IV; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Calculus

Austin Bullock: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Spanish

David Burch: Colorado State Knowledge Bowl Academic Achievement 2012; CU Outstanding Junior Award $1,000; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; National Honor Society Member; 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award

Kristen Campbell: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Stephen Candelaria: Colorado School of Mines (Golden); Colorado School of Mines Letter of Intent to Play Football; Colorado School of Mines Athletic Scholarship; Colorado School of Mines Multicultural Engineering Scholarship; 2012 Roland R. Schneider/John Luxton Memorial Scholarship $3,000; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Football; National Honor Society Member

Braden Carey: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012; 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Levi Carruth: United States Army/Colorado State University

Mackenzie Carter: United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; West Point Academy Appointment Full Ride $87,500/year $350,000; Finalist National Merit Scholarship; Montana State University Presidential Award $15,000/year renewable; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; National Honor Society Member — 2012 Officer, President; Colorado High School Press Assoc./Journalism Excellence Award; Honorable Mention 4A Newspaper General Column Writing; Colorado State Knowledge Bowl Academic Achievement 2012

Collin Cathey: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Ayesha Clark: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Art

Amanda Chappell: Colorado Northwestern Community College (Rangely); M-CHS Honors Diploma Graduate; M-CHS Honors Diploma Scholarship $100; CNWCC Letter of Intent to play Volleyball; CNWCC Athletic Scholarship $3,000; Colorado Mesa University Trustee Scholar Award $2,500/year Renew; Grand Canyon University Provost Scholarship $4,000/sem. Renew; CollegeInvest Early Achievers Scholarship $1,000 renewable; 2012 Roland R. Schneider/John Luxton Memorial Scholarship $2,500; M-CHS Alumni Scholarship; Ambassador for Colorado Mesa University; United States Army Outstanding Scholar Female Athlete Award; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; 2012 CHSAA All Conference All State Player — Volleyball; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; M-CHS Student Council — Senior Class Vice President; National Honor Society Member

Christian Chupp: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renewable for years; CSU Alliance Increase $6,200/year; Fort Lewis College Talent Search College Scholarship $1,000; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; M-CHS Student Council — Senior Class President; National Honor Society Member

Raena Conklin: Fort Lewis College (Durango); Fort Lewis College Provost Tuition Scholarship $1,500/year; Fort Lewis College Achievers Scholarship $1,500/year; Fort Lewis College Blackstone Scholarship $2,000/year; Fort Lewis College Annual Merit Scholarship $1,500 per year; 2012 Roland R. Schneider/John Luxton Memorial Scholarship $2,500; Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000; Leonard Cain Medical Scholarship $500; Shawn McAndrew Memorial Scholarship; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; 2012 Semifinalist Coca-Cola Scholars Program; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; M-CHS Student Council — Senior Class Secretary; National Honor Society Member — 2012 Officer, Secretary; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Chamber Choir

Hayden Cook: Utah Valley University (Orem); Utah Valley University Department of Music Exceptional Performance Scholarship for trombone $8,732 annually; Fort Lewis College Academic Promise Tuition Scholarship $750/year; Fort Lewis College Gertrude Brown Memorial Scholarship $1,000/year; Fort Lewis College Jane Knott Memorial Scholarship $1,000/year; Southern Utah University WUE $8,383/year Renewable; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; National Honor Society New Inductee 2012; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Band

Elana Cope: Colorado State Knowledge Bowl Academic Achievement 2012; 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Halie Craft: Colorado Mountain College (Glenwood Springs)

Amber Cundiff: Colorado Mountain College (Leadville)

Megan Curtis: University of Northern Colorado (Greeley); Montezuma Cortez High School Valedictorian; M-CHS Honors Diploma Graduate; M-CHS Honors Diploma Scholarship $100; University of Northern Colorado Presidential Leadership Program; Semi-Finalist Boettcher Scholarship $4,000; 2012 Roland R. Schneider/John Luxton Memorial Scholarship $3,000; Empire Electric/Basin Electric Scholarship $1,000; 2012 Jiffy Lube “What Drives You? Scholarship $1,000; United Methodist Thrift Shop Scholarship — Cortez $2,000; Fort Lewis College Annual Merit Scholarship $8,000; University of New Mexico Freshman Amigo Scholarship $15,015/year; University of Rochester Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award $7,500; Scott McComb Memorial Scholarship $500; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; Colorado State Knowledge; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; Bowl Academic Achievement 2012; 2012 Society of Women Engineers High Honor in Science & Math; National Honor Society Member — 2012 Officer, Vice President; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — American Government; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Spanish

Tyler Daniel: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012; 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Ryan Daves: CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Wrestling; National Honor Society Member; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Agriculture Education; 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award

Logan Dean: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Kody Deavers: San Juan College (Farmington, N.M.); 2012 PCC EMT Basic Certificate

Nicole Demby: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Rachel Demby: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Rylan Duran: San Juan College (Farmington, N.M.)

Cierra Duran: CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Band

Xaiver Eddy: Colorado State Knowledge Bowl Academic Achievement 2012

Christina Eiland: Southwest Colorado Community College (Mancos); 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award

Miranda Elliott: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Journalism; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Computer Applications; 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Softball; CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Tanner Elliott: San Juan College (Farmington, N.M.); 2012 PCC EMT Basic Certificate; 2012 Roland R. Schneider/John Luxton Memorial Scholarship $2,500; Empire Electric/Tri-State Scholarship $1,000; 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award; 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Soccer; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Fire & Emergency Management Services

Abigail Engel: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012; 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award; 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Volleyball; CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team; Andre Esquibel: Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award; Outstanding Chemist Award; 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — American Literature

Rachel Faught: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — American Literature; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Acting/Technical Theatre; 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Speech

Sammi Fish: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012; 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Eliezer Flores: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renewable / 4 years, CSU Alliance Increase $6,200/year / CSU Ram Grant $2,000/year, CSU Colorado Student Grant $1,250/year, Fort Lewis College Jane Knott Memorial Scholarship $2,000

Jennifer Flores: United States Marine Semper Fidelis Music Excellence Award

Devin Fox: Otero Junior College (La Junta); Otero Junior College Letter of Intent to play Baseball, Otero Junior College Athletic Scholarship $1,500 per semester, Dolores State Bank Scholarship $1,000, 2012 Officer Diane Fox Award, 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Baseball, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Stephen Garner: Colorado State University, (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 renewable 4 years, CSU Alliance Increase $3,114 per academic year, 2012 Four Corners Bar Association Scholarship $250 renew/$1,000, Native American Parent Committee Senior Scholarship $500, Southwest Memorial Foundation Healthcare Scholarship $600 Renew, RE-1 Native American Parent Committee Scholarship $500 Renew, Four Corners Bar Association Scholarship $250, Semi-Finalist Daniel’s Scholarship Program, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of Colorado — Silver Key in Watercolor, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, M-CHS English Most Improved Writer of AP4 English, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Art, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — English IV, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Navajo Language

Sarai Gomez: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Mathematics

Rudy Gonzales: Fort Lewis College (Durango)

Breck Grubbs: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Trenton Gustafson: 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Wrestling

Sadie Halnier: University of Colorado (Boulder); 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award

Randy Haley: 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Football, 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Mareno Hammond: Job Corps Fall 2012

Nicholas Haukeness: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renew / 4 years; Byearan Rowe Fighting Heart Trophy Award, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Cheyenne Heal: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award, National Honor Society New Inductee 2012

Laura Heaton: Laura West Texas A&M University (Canyon, Texas); West Texas A&M University Institutional Scholarship $500, CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 renewable for 4 years, Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association, Scholarship $1,200/year, Eulalia Skinner Pioneer Award, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Joshua Horneff: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Mariah Hunter: 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — AP U.S. History

Brittney Jaramillo: 2012 PCC EMT Basic Certificate

Ivette Jimenez: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction)

Myearanda Johnson: Southwest Colorado Community College (Mancos)

Jaci Jordan: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Keegan Kaiser: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction); Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $750/year; 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Acting/Technical Theatre, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Speech

Chessie Kimble: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — American Literature

Mariah Kingery: Aims Community College (Greeley)

Makenna Kingery: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Wiley Kirks: 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award

Corkie Knuckles: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Sculpture/Ceramics

Austan Koller: University of Northern Colorado, (Greeley); UNC Colorado Grant $2,660/year, UNC Bear Grant $1,400/year, UNC Bear Tracks Scholarship Renewable, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — French

Ellen Koppenhafer: Otero Junior College (La Junta); Otero Junior College Letter of Intent to Play Soccer, Otero Junior College Athletic Scholarship $3,000/year, NM Highlands University HU Foundation Book Scholarship $200/year, Eastern New Mexico, University Freshman Academic Scholarship $500/sem., Colorado Scholar Tuition Waiver $5,510/year, Western Undergraduate, Exchange WUE Scholarship $4,090/year, Briar Cliff University Academic Award $10,000 Renewable, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Chantz Koskie: University of Wyoming (Laramie, Wyo.); 2012 PCC EMT Basic Certificate, University of Wyoming Children of Alumni Scholarship $3,816-4,770/year, Southwest Colorado Livestock Association Scholarship $750/year, Southwestern Cowbelles Education Scholarship $500, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, National Honor Society Member, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Agriculture Education, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Acting/Technical Theatre, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Speech

Sage Kramer: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Major Lackey: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Chamber Choir

Zachariah Lamb: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renewable / 4 years, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award

Kyme Lambson: Colorado School of Mines (Golden); Junior Medal, 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Spanish

Zachary Lambson: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Kaleb Lancaster-Milligan: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Cami Lange: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Art

Taren Lanier: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Leonard LaPaz: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Victoria Laymon: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Natasha Ledford: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction); 2012 PCC Spring Commencement Ceremony — Cosmetology Certificate, Colorado Mesa University Two Rivers Scholarship $1,500/renew, Adams State College Promising Scholar Award $1,000, Colorado Mesa University Colorado Grant $1,250/year

Perla Leon: Fort Lewis College, (Durango); Fort Lewis College Talent Search Computer Scholarship, Fort Lewis College, Colorado Grant $2,000/Institutional Grant $388/year, Fort Lewis College First Generation Award $2,000/year, Fort Lewis College TLC Scholarship $500/year, Fort Lewis College Blackstone Scholarship $3,000/year, New Mexico State University Colorado Tuition Waiver Prog. $5,826/year

Aaron Lewis: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Sarah Lewis: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renew / 4 years, CSU Green and Gold Scholarship $8,000 / 4 years, Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of Colorado — Honorable Mention in Graphic Design, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Band, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — AP U.S. History

Baylee Lindsley: Otero Junior College (La Junta); Otero Junior College Letter of Intent to play Soccer, Otero Junior College Athletic Scholarship $3,000/year, KCFC Outstanding Female Athlete Award, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Soccer, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team

Taylor Lindsley: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renew / 4 years

Ashley Lingo: Central Arizona College (Thatcher, Ariz.); 2012 PCC EMT Basic Certificate, Central Arizona College WUE $5,088/year, Southwest Memorial Foundation Healthcare Scholarship $600 Renew, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Fire & Emergency Mgmt. Services

Abigail Lock: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Aubrey Lopez: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Emanuel Alex Lopez: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Lisa Lopez: 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Navajo Language

Nena Lopez: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Native Hands / Native Voices

Lacey Lukas: 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — American Literature, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Acting/Technical Theatre, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Speech, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Physical Education

Joshua Maes: Fort Lewis College (Durango); Fort Lewis College Provost Scholarship $1,500/year, Fort Lewis College Colorado Grant $2,000/year, Fort Lewis College Institutional Grant $388/year, Arizona Christian University Pierson Missionary Leader’s Scholarship $10,000, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Chamber Choir

Colton Martin: Wildland Firefighter — Certificate Completion

Taryn Maisel: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Gina Martin: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Gerardo Martinez: 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Baseball

Taylor Martinez: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Spanish, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Psychology

Lacey McDonald: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Agriculture Education

Thomas McDonell: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Physical Education

Konnar McGee: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

T.J. McKinney: Colorado High School Press Association/Journalism Excellence Award — 3rd Place 4A Newspaper Sports Feature Writing, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Journalism, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Computer Applications

Kelsey Mercure: Southwest Colorado Community College (Mancos)

Jacqlynn Miller: Johnson & Wales University (Denver); Johnson & Wales Campus Award $5,000 Renewable, Johnson & Wales Culinary Essentials Scholarship $1,000/year Renew, Johnson & Wales University Colorado Grant $3,150/year, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Sculptures & Ceramics

Kevin Morales: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Bailey Morris: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction); Colorado Mesa University Colorado Grant $1,000/year, Patsy Brown Arts Scholarship/Cortez Cultural Center $1,000, CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renewable / 4 years, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $1,500/year Renewable, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — American Government

Laura Mortensen: Brigham University (Rexburg, Idaho); Chuck Urano Memorial Scholarship $2,000, Built Ford Tough — FFA Scholarship $1,000, Southwest Colorado Livestock Association Scholarship $250 Renew, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, National Honor Society New Inductee 2012

Katie Meyers: Pueblo Community College (Pueblo); PCC Colorado Grant $1,000/year

Ted Newcomer: San Juan College (Farmington, N.M.)

Mitchell Noyes: 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — French, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Pre-Calculus

Devynn Nutt: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renewable / 4 years, CSU Alliance Increase $6,200 per academic year, CSU Colorado Grant $1,250/year, CSU Ram Grant $2,000/year, Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000, Four Corners Board of Realtors Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship $1,000, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 75 Brown/Hunter Mem. Scholarship $500, Adams State College, Rick Spier Memorial Book Scholarship $600, Adams State College Rick Spier Memorial Tuition Scholarship $4,256/year, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, National Honor Society Member, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — English IV

Zoe Nutt: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Nickelle Oliver: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Seager Oliver: 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Wrestling

Arlina O’Camb: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 renewable for 4 years, CSU Alliance Increase $6,200 per academic year, CSU Ram Grant $2,000/year, CSU Colorado Student Grant $1,250 year, Western Washington University Western Achievement Award $4,000/year, Four Corners Board of Realtors Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship $1,000, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Art, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Spanish

Kristen Parker: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Cora Pavisook: 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Native Hands / Native Hands

Zhjade Perales: Southwest Colorado Community College (Mancos)

Viktoria Petrose: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction); Colorado Mesa University Academic Achievement Scholarship $1,000/year, Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — French

Tam Phan: Adams State College (Alamosa); United States Distinguished Athletic Excellence Award, KCFC Outstanding Male Athlete Award, 2012 CHSAA All Conference All State Player — Football, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Athletic Strength & Conditioning

Abby Pickens: Brown-Mackie College (Phoenix); 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Physical Education

Salvador Plancarte: 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Psychology, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Spanish

Allison Porter: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award, 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Soccer, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team

Bryon Porter: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Jay Rainer: Colorado School of Mines (Golden); United States Army Outstanding Scholar Male Athlete Award, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Basketball, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team

Tallon Ralstin: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Rachel Rime: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Fire & Emergency Management Services

Jake Ritthaler: Laramie County Community College (Laramie, Wyo.); Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles Activities Scholarship $2,688/year

Lana Robbins: Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology (Denver); 2012 Imagine America Scholarship $1,000, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Agriculture Education

Cody Rogers: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Fire & Emergency Management Services

Ashley Romine: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Dakota Roth: 2012 National Student Leadership Conference

Katelyn Samora: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Mathematics

Michael Schmalz: Fort Lewis College (Durango); Fort Lewis College Colorado Grant $2,000/year, Fort Lewis College Institutional Grant $388/year

Preston Sitton: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Band

Destry Smith: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renewable / 4 years, CSU Alliance Increase $6,200 per academic year, CSU Colorado Grant $1,250/year, CSU Ram Grant $2,000/year, 2012 Southwest League All Conference Selection — Basketball, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, National Honor Society Member, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — Athletic Strength & Conditioning

Mackenzie Soukup: Columbia College Chicago (Chicago); Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $750/year, Laramie Community College Golden Eagles Activities Scholarship $2,688/year

Victore Stanley: Westminister College (Salt Lake City); M-CHS Honors Diploma Graduate, M-CHS Honors Diploma Scholarship $100, Westminister College Dean’s Scholarship $14,000/year Renewable, 2012 Colorado Mason’s Benevolent Fund Scholarship $28,000, 2012 Roland R. Schneider/John Luxton Memorial Scholarship $3,000, United Methodist Thrift Shop Scholarship/Cortez $1,500, United Methodist Thrift Shop Scholarship/Durango $1,500, Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000, Dolores State Bank Scholarship $1,000, Four Corners Board of Realtors Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship $1,000, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $2,000/year, Colorado Mesa University Presidential Scholar Award $2,000/year, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, National Honor Society Member

Charley Stewart: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs); Colorado Student Grant $2,750/year

Sonny Stone: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction); Colorado Mesa University Academic Achievement Award $1,000/year, Fort Lewis College Institutional Grant $194/year, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $1,000/year Renewable, Fort Lewis College First Generation Award $2,000/year, Fort Lewis College Dean’s Tuition Scholarship $1,000/year

Jacob Sturman: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — PCC Photography

Kenna Tarr: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Roman Thomas: Southwest Colorado Community College (Mancos)

Sadee Threlkeld: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Hannah Tjossem: 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team

Jeremiah Tjossem: Colorado State University Communication Institute (Fort Collins); 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, Colorado State Knowledge Bowl Academic Achievement 2012, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — AP U.S. History

Dezirae Todd: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renewable / 4 years, CSU Alliance Increase $6,200/year, CSU Colorado Grant $1,250/year, CSU Ram Grant $2,000/year, 2012 Roland R. Schneider/John Luxton Memorial Scholarship $2,500, 2012 Society of Women Engineers Highest Honor in Science & Mathematics / Pike Peak Section, National Honor Society Member, 2012 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter — American Literature

Andrea Tripp: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Bryan Tripp: Community College of Aurora, Colorado Film School (Aurora); CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Todd Underwood: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Jacob Valdez: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Chamber Choir

Jamie Valdez: Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction)

Alexander Vaughn: 2012 PCC Spring Commencement Ceremony — Welding Certificate

Jaci Veach: 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Alex Versey: LDS Mission Fall 2012

Emily Walck: George Eastman Young Junior Leader Award from University of Rochester $30,000 Scholarship Renewable, 2012 College Horizons Scholarship Program — Kenyon College / Gambier, Ohio / June, 2012 Youth Leadership Tour sponsored by Empire Electric / July, 2012 AHEC Summer Health Careers Institute at Denver/July; 2012 M-CHS Junior Academic Award, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Pre-Calculus, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Athletic Strength & Conditioning, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Navajo Language

Jonathan Walck: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Danielle Waltman: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Athletic Strength & Conditioning

Mikkel Waltman: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Matthew Warren: Colorado High School Press Association/Journalism Excellence Award — 3rd Place 4A Newspaper, Sports Feature Writing 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Computer Applications, 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Journalism

Miranda Warren: Southwest Colorado Community College (Mancos)

Ford Wegner: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Freeland Wegner: Colorado State University (Fort Collins); Montezuma Cortez High School Salutatorian, M-CHS Honors Diploma Graduate, M-CHS Honors Diploma Scholarship $100, CSU Alliance Partnership Scholarship $2,500 Renewable / 4 years, CSU Green and Gold Scholarship $8,000 / 4 years, Burger King National Scholarship $1,000, Montana State University WUE $7,500/year, University of Colorado Boulder Regent Scholarship $1,000, Trinity University Trustee’s Scholarship $16,000/year renewable, University of Puget Sound President Scholarship $18,000/year Renew, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, 2012 M-CHS Senior Academic Award, M-CHS Student Council — Senior Class Treasurer, National Honor Society Member — 2012 Officer, Treasurer

Dillion Wells: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Photography

Alexander Wilson: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Native Voices Native Hands

Landan Wilson: 2012 M-CHS Junior Pacesetter — Navajo Language

Tyson Wolfe: Southwest Colorado Community College (Mancos)

Samantha Woyewodzic: 2012 M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Mary Wright: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention

Savanah Wright: Southwest Colorado Community College (Mancos)

Krista Wynes: National Honor Society New Inductee 2012, 2012 M-CHS Sophomore Academic Award

Information provided by Montezuma-Cortez High School.