COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — Fourteen students from Colorado and four other states were recently selected to participate in the Chancellor’s Leadership Class, a highly selective honors program at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
CLC is a four-year leadership development program that engages students in meaningful community service, helps them interact with community leaders, and builds leadership skills. The students also study effective leaders and leadership theory. Each student receives a $3,500 annual scholarship.
Several organizations and businesses in Colorado Springs provided the student scholarships. They are: El Pomar Foundation, the Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation, Agilent Technologies, and Firstbank of Colorado Springs.
CLC is a member of the Colorado Leadership Alliance (CLA), a program of El Pomar Foundation. CLA is a partnership between the Student Leadership Institute, El Pomar, and five university leadership programs in Colorado.
The new CLC members as well as their hometown, high school or previous college, are:
Hilary Archuleta-Alamosa, Alamosa High School
Blake Schilly, Arvada, Jefferson Academy
Martin Bromley, Berthoud, Berthoud High School
Charmaine Brown, Colorado Springs, Mesa Ridge High School
Boris Davis, Jr., Colorado Springs, Rampart High School
Ronald Head, Colorado Springs, Sand Creek High School
Clayton Jacobs, Colorado Springs, Doherty High School
Christina Merritt, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Christian School
Peter Pino, Colorado Springs, Doherty High School
Samuel Waller, Colorado Springs, United States Air Force Academy
Richard Hompesch, Fairbanks, West Valley High School
From North Dakota
Kim Kershisnik, Killdeer, Killdeer High School
From New Mexico
Tally Paulich, Raton, Trinidad State Junior College
Olivia Rudolphi, Noble, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
CU-Colorado Springs, located on Austin Bluffs Parkway in northeast Colorado Springs, is the fastest growing university in Colorado and one of the fastest growing universities in the nation. The university offers 25 bachelor’s degrees, 17 master’s and two doctoral degrees. The campus enrolls about 7,000 students annually.