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(WOODLAND PARK, CO - 05/17/2021)



Woodland Park High School Class of 2021 Highlights

The 171 Woodland Park High School graduates for 2021 have overcome challenging times but the rewards for completing their high school requirements are extremely rewarding.

Below are just some of the highlights for this very unique group of graduates who survived the COVID-19 pandemic.

·       More than 2.5 million dollars in scholarships for academics, sports and activities.
·       One student was awarded $506,500 with all the college acceptances and scholarships earned.  
·       Numerous students have competed in regionals and state competition
·       One graduate is a three-time wrestling state champion
·       Another graduate competed at the state golf tournament all four years of high school
·       This year a student is competing at Nationals in Forensics.

List of institutions and organizations the Class of 2021 members have committed to attend in the future:

Colleges and Universities
Alaska Pacific University
Allegheny College
Arizona State University
Baylor University
Bennington College
Bethel College
Black Hills State University
California State University, Channel Islands
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, San Marcos
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Colorado State University - Pueblo
CU Denver Business School
Denver University
Doane University
Drake University
Drexel University
Eastern Mennonite University
Fort Hays State University
Fort Lewis College
Full Sail University
Hollins University
Kansas State University
Metropolitan State University - Denver
Missouri Southern State University
Montana State University
Montana Technological University
Morningside College
Northern Arizona University
Northland College
Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
Oklahoma State University
Oregon Institute of Technology
Penn State University
Pikes Peak Community College
Regis University
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design
Rocky Mountain College
San Diego State University
San Jose State University
Savannah College of Art and Design - SCAD
Seton Hall University
Sterling College
The Musical and Dramatic Arts Academy
The University of Tampa
The University of the South
Universal Technical Institute
University of California, Riverside
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Central Missouri
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
University of Colorado Denver
University of Denver
University of Kansas
University of Miami
University of Montana
University of Nebraska, Kearney
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of New Mexico
University of Northern Colorado
University of Oregon
Western Colorado University

Military Academies:
Navy
Army
Coast Guard
Air Force


Scholarships
Academic Achievement Scholarship
Academic Honors Scholarship
Academic Scholarship
Achievemant Award Scholarship
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1980 (2)
Bennington's John Dewey Scholarship
Chancellors Award (5)
Chancellor's Scholarship
Church Scholarship
CMCI Merit Scholarship
Creative Minds Scholarship
CU Esteemed Scholars-Baker Scholarship
Dean Scholar Scholarship
Distinguished Scholar Award
Ecce Quam Bonum Award
Engineering Scholarship
Excellence Scholarship
Founders Gold Tuition Scholarship (3)
George Beadle Scholarship
Green and Gold Scholarship (2)
Hollins Scholar
Impact Scholars Award
Legacy Scholarship
LIVE Leadership
Magis Scholarship
Magis Award
Merit Award
Merit Scholarship, Baylor University
Merit Scholarship, University of New Mexico
Merit Scholarship, Seton Hall University
Merit Scholarship, The Musical and Dramatic Arts Academy
Nick Naples "Carpe Diem" Scholarship
Oredigger Distinction Scholarship
Phi Theta Kappa
President James H. Baker Award
President James H. Baker Scholarship
Presidential Scholarship, University of Northern Colorado (2)
Presidential Scholarship, Doane University
Presidential Scholarship, Drake University
Promising Scholar Award
Provost Scholar Scholarship
Provost's Scholarship
Provost Scholar (2)
Residence Hall Scholarship
Taylor Merit Award
Thresher Academic Scholarship
Track & XC Scholarship
Trustee Award
Trustee Scholarship, Allegheny College
Trustee Scholarship, University of Northern Colorado (4)
Trustee Scholarship, Rocky Mountain College
UM Coral Grant
UT Dean's Scholarship
Verto Study Abroad Candidate
Western Taylor Merit Award (2)
Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Scholarship
Winston Purvine Presidential Scholarship

Other
Class Motto - "I knew exactly what to do, but in a much more real sense, I had no idea what to do." Michael Scott
Class Flower - Columbine
Class Song - "Don't you (Forget About Me)" Simple Minds
Class Color - Blue
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About the Woodland Park School District Re-2
A Place of Becoming. Mission: Together, we embrace a culture where all learners are empowered to pursue intellectual, personal, and collective excellence.
Woodland Park School District Re-2, 155 Panther Way, Woodland Park, CO 80863. Phone: (719) 686-2000. Learn more at wpsdk12.org.

SAVE THE DATES
August 10: District-wide School Check-In Event
August 25: First Student Day for the 2021-22 School Year

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