Lincoln Students Prepare for Futures at Senior Signing Day

As students filled the auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School (Lincoln) on Senior Signing Day, an event organized by Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) College Advisors Emma Kepes and Luis Antezana, the upbeat and exciting music matched the room’s mood. At the event, more than 100 Lincoln seniors took the stage as underclassmen applauded their hard work in preparing for college, … Read More

Go ALL in for Graduation: Meet Aviva Nguyen

Dinner time at the Nguyen’s house often features college as a topic of conversation. Austin, Aviva, and Seraphine Nguyen—three DSF Scholars, attending three schools, navigating three unique pathways—use the time together at home to help each other succeed on their journeys to and through college graduation. As the middle child, Aviva has learned to forge her own path at Metropolitan … Read More

DSF Scholars Embrace Alternative Spring Break

For most college students, spring break is a time to travel with friends or relax at home. But Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Scholars Alfonso Barrera and Karla Muniz wanted to do something different. Both students are participants of the DSF Leadership Program, a partnership between Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU) and DSF that aims to boost persistence and graduation … Read More

DSF Alumna Volunteer Sees Importance in Developing Leaders

DSF Alumna Cristina Chacon knows what it means to be at the head of a group. A 2007 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School and 2011 graduate of Regis University, Cristina understands the value in developing leadership skills from an early age. “As a student I have always been well-spoken and comfortable speaking in front of crowds,” she says. Yet … Read More

Volunteer Helps Students Reach their A-Game

Sue Zoby is passionate about pushing students to perform at their best. A former track and field and cross country coach, Sue has hung up the whistle and turned her attention to helping students succeed on their journeys to college. “When I moved to Denver nine years ago, I knew I wanted to continue working with teenagers but did not … Read More

Volunteer Does it All for Students in the Future Center

After a successful career in the oil and gas industry, Majorie (Marge) Kercher now focuses her attention on giving back to the community by providing a spark for students to continue their educational journeys to and through college. The Tulsa, Oklahoma native has been volunteering with DSF since 2017 and has worked at both Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Early … Read More

DSF Annual Gala 2019 to feature Geoffrey Canada

Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) is excited to announce that Geoffrey Canada, founder of Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ), will headline its Annual Gala on Tuesday, September 25, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. An exclusive VIP reception with Canada will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the dinner and the program at 6:30 p.m. In his … Read More

DCSC takes next steps towards administering reimbursement fund

As Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) continues to celebrate the opportunity to serve more Denver students on their journeys to and through college graduation, alongside many other local nonprofit organizations through the success of the passage of November 2018’s Prosperity Denver ballot initiative, the preparation for next steps is underway. Denver College Success Corporation (DCSC) is the nonprofit organization that resulted … Read More

Students build brighter futures in the DSF Future Center at Bruce Randolph School

For three students at Bruce Randolph School, the future has never looked brighter thanks to support they have found in the DSF Future Center. Erica, Yulissa, and Roger will graduate this spring, and college is the next stop on their roadmaps. Erica plans to attend Arapahoe Community College, eventually transferring to the University of Colorado Boulder, and will study architecture. … Read More

Career Exposure Event Gives Students the Opportunity to Try on Broadcast Media and Journalism Careers

Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) and Denver7 partnered together for an exciting opportunity that brought students from Abraham Lincoln High School (ALHS) out to the studios at Denver7 for Media Day. This career exposure event allowed DSF College Advisors, Luis, and Emma an opportunity to educate students about the career opportunities that are available in broadcast media and journalism. The aim … Read More