|Mayor Hancock to Honor 325 Denver Public Schools Students as 2014 Mile High Scholars
DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock, the Office of Children’s Affairs, and Denver Public Schools tonight will honor 325 Denver Public Schools students as 2014 Mile High Scholars. The award is given to students who exemplify leadership, respect, and peer support.
“Denver’s vibrancy is built upon the caliber of this city’s students,” Mayor Hancock said. “It is my honor to recognize 325 of Denver’s brightest scholars for their contribution to their schools and the community. Our investment in them early and often will ensure that Denver is equipped with the talent and leadership necessary for continued economic success and quality of life.”
The Mile High Scholars program is administered by Denver’s Office of Children’s Affairs. This year students representing 1st through 12th grade students at 159 Denver Public Schools were selected for the award. Students are nominated by the principals and faculty of their schools.
Recognized students will receive a certificate and a bumper sticker to acknowledge their achievement, along with tickets for free admission to various cultural venues and sporting events.
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