College Scholarships

Meet our 2021 Scholarship Winners

The Longmont Conservation District is pleased to announce Jaylyn Westenbroek as the recipient of their 2021 scholarship award for high school seniors.

Jaylyn is the daughter of Daniel and Patty Westenbroek. She graduated from Mead High School with a 4.34 GPA. Jaylyn plans pursue a career in agriculture. Jaylyn will be attending the University of Wyoming.

Jaylyn participated in many school activities including the St. Vain Valley FFA, the varsity tennis team, and National Honors and Technical Honors Societies. Jaylyn was also Boulder County Fair Royalty serving as 2018 Princess and 2021 Queen. She volunteers at her church and many other community events.

Jaylyn was highly recommended for her well-rounded portfolio including academic excellence, leadership, service, and outstanding character. Congratulations Jaylyn!

The Longmont Conservation District is pleased to announce Channing Kostecki as the recipient of their 2021 scholarship award for high school seniors.

Channing is the daughter of Curtis and Amy Kostecki. She graduated from Longmont High School with a 3.71 GPA. Channing plans to obtain a bachelor’s degree in animal science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and then pursue a veterinary degree.

Channing participated in many activities during high school including Future Business Leaders of America, FFA, and cheerleading. She also volunteered at Faith Community Lutheran, the Life Care Center of Longmont, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the Boulder County Fair, and at Flagstaff Academy, to name a few.

Channing’s combination of academic achievements along with her excellent character, dedication to community service, interest in science, and strong work ethic make her an outstanding recipient. Congratulations Channing!

Meet our 2020 Scholarship Winners

The Longmont Conservation District is pleased to announce Sydney Bell as the recipient of their 2020 scholarship award for high school seniors.

Sydney is the daughter of Mark and Jennifer Bell. She graduated from Mead High School with a 4.26 GPA. Sydney plans to study mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines.

Sydney participated in many activities including Student Council, Energy Green Team, Mead Energy Academy, swimming, volleyball, tennis, and the National Honor Society. She also spent many hours volunteering for the Longmont Human Society, Baskets of Joy, Mead Food Bank, Meals on Wheels, Kindness for Kinds, Crayons to Calculators, the Our Center and more.

Sydney’s combination of academic achievements along with her excellent character, leadership skills, optimism and commitment to excellence make her an outstanding recipient. Congratulations!

The Longmont Conservation District is pleased to announce Katherine Nieuwlandt as the recipient of their 2020 scholarship award for high school seniors.

Katie is the daughter of Daniel and Stephanie Nieuwlandt. She graduated from Skyline High School in Longmont with a 4.356 GPA. Katies plans to be an ecosystem researcher or a forester after attending Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

Katie participated in many school activities including cross country and track and field, where she served as captain her junior and senior years, and as a founding member of the award-winning Model United Nations. She also volunteers at the Longmont Humane Society and at her church.

Katie was highly recommended not only for her academics, but for her kindness, empathy and compassion. Congratulations Katie!

Longmont Conservation District

The Longmont Conservation District offers a $2,000 scholarship to at least two Longmont area high school seniors pursing a degree in an agriculture-related field.

The scholarships will be paid over two years at $1,000 per year directly to the educational institution. Applicants who will be attending schools within the state of Colorado will be considered first, followed by applicants who will be attending out of state colleges. Preference will be given to high school seniors. A college student continuing their education in an agriculture-related field may apply.

The scholarship will be paid over two years directly to the educational institution. Applicants who will be attending out of state colleges will be considered after those applicants who will be attending schools in the state of Colorado.

The Board of Supervisors of the Longmont Conservation District will review the applications and award the scholarship at their May business meeting.

Please see the requirements, then complete the application and submit it by the April 1, 2021 deadline.

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Boulder Valley Conservation District

The Boulder Valley Conservation District offers one $500 scholarship to high school senior graduating from a school within the boundaries of the Conservation District. The student must be pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related or a natural resources field. Examples of related fields include but are not limited to: ag business, agronomy, ag related journalism, veterinary or animal science, ag engineering, or natural resources.

Applications will be accepted from students already enrolled in a college but will be considered only after any high school student applicants. The scholarship award will be paid directly to the educational institution.

The Board of Supervisors of the Boulder Valley Conservation District will choose the scholarship winner at their April business meeting.

Please see the full requirements, then complete the application and submit it by the April 1, 2021 deadline.