Nathaniel Marshall didn't always know what he wanted to do. But, a flock of Canadian Geese inspired him to look into engineering.
Edgar Robles was born to be an engineer.
He spent his childhood reassembling broken items, building bridges with popsicle sticks and questioning the mechanics of cars and trains.
"Ms. Trevino also helped me fill out the DSF Scholarship Application, which I was thrilled to learn I will receive next year when I attend the University of Northern Colorado," Noemy said.
And now, as Governor John Hickenlooper’s ‘body man’ he goes everywhere the governor goes, be it in a private plane, a car, a bus, or on foot. Hickenlooper seldom takes days off, and as a result, Derek works constantly as well. He’s a one-man department.
DSF Alumni Remberto Rivera and ChukwuFumnanya Egbune are highlighted in DSF's 2014 Ed Gala video. The video was made possible by Comcast Universal and created by Milkhaus.
Desarae White's path through college, like many Denver Scholarship Foundation Scholars, was not always certain. After graduating from Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College in 2010, Desarae enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder. She stayed for one year.
Richard’s father had suffered a disabling work injury during the lad’s freshman year of high school. Richard and his family cared for his father for four years. Then, in March of 2012, two month’s into Richard’s second semester of college, his father died. Richard’s immediate reaction was that he did not want to continue his education.
At 22-years old, Evan’s goal is to be selfless. His career and his dream job is to be able to give back to all those who helped along the way. He wants to contribute to his community and be an example to those like him.