Two PHS seniors named Daniels Scholars

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PALISADE, Colo. — Congratulations to Palisade High School seniors Magdalena Latek and Jennasea Brook Licata! Both have been named Daniels Fund Scholars for 2021.

The prestigious Daniels Fund Scholarship Program covers up to $25,000 per year in college expenses for each recipient, after financial aid and other scholarships. Students can use the Daniels Fund scholarship to attend any accredited nonprofit university or college in the U.S. Winners are selected based on their character, leadership abilities, and commitment to community. 

This fall, Maggie Latek plans to attend the University of Colorado to study cellular, molecular and development biology, and Jennasea Licata plans to attend the University of Rochester to study genetics and bio ethics.

This year, 240 seniors were selected for the scholarship from nearly 2,000 applicants from Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Click here to view a list of all of this year’s winners. 

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