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The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation announces the award of the Cerro Grande Scholarships. The students being awarded Cerro Grande Scholarships this year were in the first grade at the time of the fire in May of 2000. Each student’s family home was a complete loss.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must have been enrolled in the Los Alamos Public Schools at the time of the fire, be graduating in good standing and have plans to attend an accredited college or university, vocational school or be joining a branch of the United States military.
This year, three students are the recipients of the Cerro Grande Scholarship award.
Erin Burr will study dance and health and exercise science at Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Her are parents Lynn Finnegan and Thomas Burr.
Taler Hill will study communications with an emphasis on advertising and design at University of Wyoming, Laramie. Her parents are Tammie and Jeff Fredenburg.
J.D. Weiss will study history and German at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. His parents Melissa Brown and Doug Weiss.