The Broomfield Community Foundation is accepting applications for the Jean and Bill Markel Medical Scholarship.
The $1,000 scholarship will give assistance to someone studying in one of the following categories: post-graduate training for a medical student studying pediatrics or family practice, post-graduate training for a student studying to be a Physician’s Assistant or a third or fourth year Nursing student that is focusing on Clinical Nursing.
Applicants must have attended high school in Broomfield or lived in Broomfield during high school years.
For more information or to request an application, call 303-469-7208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . People can also visit broomfieldfoundation.org and click on the grants and scholarship tab to learn more and download the application.
Applications are due Aug. 1.
The Markels moved to Broomfield in 1958 after Bill left the Army Medical Corps.
The Markels purchased property at the northeast corner of Aspen Street and West 136th Ave., in 1968. Broomfield later purchased the land, which provides an important link for the city’s trail system, in 2008.
Other Foundation scholarships and recipients
• Kim Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship, which is in memory of Kim Wilkerson, a former Broomfield High School math teacher. Her passion for mathematics and her love for teaching math to anyone who wanted to learn is the legacy for which this scholarship was created.
The 2018 recipient is Anna Stenger.
• Jimmy Griffin Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Jimmy Griffin who was a Legacy High School junior, and member of the football team, but passed away in a car accident in the fall of 2003. The scholarship was designed around Jimmy’s compassion for others, his ability for laughter and his selflessness. It is his legacy for which this scholarship was created.
The 2018 recipient is Brennan Sexton.
• Christopher Reagan Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Chris Reagan who was a Legacy High School senior, and 4-year starter on Legacy’s soccer team, but passed away in a car accident in the fall of 2008. This scholarship was designed around Chris’s outstanding leadership, willingness to be different from others, his love and passion for the game of soccer and his love of life, enjoying every minute.
The 2018 recipient is Randi Heaton.
• George Di Ciero Scholarship was established by a donor to honor Mr. Di Ciero’s long and dedicated service as City Manager (now City/County) of Broomfield and his admiration for academic excellence.
This scholarship is awarded to someone who will pursue a course of study that will prepare him or her for a life of public service.
The 2018 recipient is Mason Estes from Broomfield High School.
• Jack Reynolds Thespian Scholarship is awarded to a Broomfield High School student that has been active in multiple theatre productions. It is in memory of Jack Reynolds who was a very active and beloved stage, sound and lighting technician in Broomfield High School’s Theatre program. Jack lost his life in 1972, at the age of 22, when his car was hit on the Boulder Turnpike.
The 2018 recipients are Francoise Traxler and Bryan Lucchesi.
For more information about the Broomfield Community Foundation, visit broomfieldfoundation.org .