Class of 2020 Graduation

GRADUATION PROGRAM ORDER

Video Introduction
Alyssa J. Richason

Playing of the National Anthem
Star Spangled Banner US Army Band from A Patriotic Salute to the Military Family

Welcome
Dr. Kristin Waters

Special Message
Dr. Carrie Olson
President, Denver Public Schools Board of Education

Presentation of Student Board of Education Medal
Recipient – Kaleb Zimmer

Presentation of Salutatorian Medal
Recipient – Maximus Risher

Valedictorian
Recipient – Dylan Carey

Valedictorian
Recipient – Sonoma Carlos

Valedictorian
Recipient – Aidan Wood

Spring Sports Athletes Tribute
Kevin Maguire

Staff Shoutout Video
GW Faculty and Staff

Valedictorian
Recipient – Meredith Neid

Valedictorian
Recipient – Francine Wright

Vocal Performance
Hannah Talley and Sam Nguyen
My Way by Frank Sinatra

AVID Student Speech
Makailah Naranjo
Brianna Retana-Jimenez
Noelia Sanchez-Rodriguez

Student Body Executive Speech
Sarah-Jane Thomson
Adrienne Schwieterman
Isabel Alire

Senior Memory Video

Presentation of the Class
Dr. Kristin Waters

Heralds
Joseph Bolz
Denise Signs

Diploma March
Graduates of the Class of 2020

Turning the Tassel
Dr. Kristin Waters
Graduates of the Class of 2020

Recessional
Graduates of the Class of 2020 Cap and Gown Photos
See You Again Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

Friends and Family Video Tribute
GW Community

2020 Scholarship Recipients

Hasan Abdul-Mahdi
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Israela Adugna
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Mubarak Agok
Colorado State University Merit Scholarship
Denver Scholarship Foundation
RIT Presidential Scholarship

Ray Aguirre
JWU Campus Award

Kingbed Agyemang
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship

Queensther Agyemang
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship
Northern Vision Scholarship

Hassan Ahmed
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Astabraq Al rawe
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Joshua Ameyaw
Denver Scholarship Foundation
JWU Presidential Scholarship

Alayna Arduser
Casper College Dance Scholarship
Coe College Academic Distinction
Coe College Theater Scholarship

Georgia Armatas
UNC Bear Scholarship
DU Merit scholarship
Fordham Merit Scholarship
Hofstra University Provost Scholarship
KU Achievement Award
Loyola Marymount University merit scholarship
Michigan State University merit scholarship
MSU Non-Resident Scholarship
Pace Incentive Award
Pace University Merit scholarship
Presidential Study Abroad Scholarship
Resident Scholars Tuition Award
Southern Methodist University merit scholarship
University of Denver Dean Scholar

Neharika Arora
Denver Scholarship Foundation
University of Denver University Scholar
Patriot Fund

Reem Asefaw
Canvas Credit Union Scholarship
Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship
Fill with Hope Scholarship
Northern Vision Scholarship
GW Book Scholarship

Zhane Austin
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship

Mikayla Baker
CU Boulder First Generation Award
CU Boulder Leeds
Denver Scholarship Foundation
University of Denver-Denver Scholarship

David Barakov
DU Pathways Scholarship

Theodore Bender
University of Oregon Minds Move Mountains Scholarship

Isaac Brame
CU Denver Provost
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Molly Brown
Brandeis Merit Award
University of Connecticut Scholarship

Dylan Carey
CU Boulder- Joseph A. Sewall Award
Dean’s Scholarship Santa Clara University
Macalester Wallace Scholarship
Whitman College Achievement Scholarship

Sonoma Carlos
CU Boulder Horace M. Hale Scholarship
Generation Change Scholarship
UC Berkeley

Jesus Carrera-Perez
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Ayleen Castillo-Hernandez
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Luz Celaya-Zavala
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Raise.me

Estefania Ceron
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Katharine Chadd
Chapman University Presidential Scholar
CU Boulder Horace M. Hale Scholarship
Lake Forest Presidential Scholarship
Miami University
Tulane Merit Award
Wilkins Scholarship

Chaurice Chaput
UNC Bear Scholarship
Money Wiser Scholarship
Suffolk Dean’s Scholarship

Hanna Chin
CU Boulder Horace M. Hale Scholarship
Occidental College Honors Scholarship
Saint Louis Vice President’s Scholarship
University of Rochester Dean’s Scholarship

Jeila Cisse
JWU Campus Award
Ranger Award

Samuel Cleven
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Northern Vision Scholarship
Regis Achievement Award

Zia Collings
UNC Trustee Scholarship
Colorado State University Green and Gold Scholarship
UCCS Chancellor’s Award
University of Denver Provost Scholarship
Utah State University Scholarship
Western Colorado University Taylor Merit Award

Ross Combs
CU Boulder- Joseph A. Sewall Award
CU Engineering Merit Scholarship
Lewis & Clark Trustee Scholarship
St. Johns Trustee’s Scholarships

Olivia Courtney
CU Boulder James H. Baker Scholarship

Aspen Crist
CU Boulder James H. Baker Scholarship
KU Distinction Scholarship

Jimena Cristerna
Colorado State University Merit Aid
Creighton University Founder’s Award
Deans’ Scholarship DePaul
Denver Scholarship Foundation
UNC Presidential Scholarship

Mahesh Darjee
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Laine Draper
KU Achievement Scholarship

Tyliah Duncan
Denver Scholarship Foundation

VasiLisa Fadeyeva
UNC Bear Scholarship
California Lutheran Memorial Scholarship
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Karley Fisher
Oregon State University Provost Scholarship

Aidan Franklin
Colorado State University Green and Gold Scholarship

Adel Ghiabihesari
CU Boulder First Generation Award
CU Boulder Leeds

Suhaib Giornazi
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Safia Goldsmith
DU Provost Scholarship
George Fox Merit Scholarship
Gonzaga Trustee Scholarship
Lewis & Clark Trustee Scholarship
University of Portland President’s Scholarship
Willamette Trustee’s Scholarship

Nubia Gomez
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Kate Graham
Creighton University Founder’s Award

Jaydon Green
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Mamadou Guisse
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Jacqueline Hernandez
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Northern Lights Scholarship

Madeline Holleman
Du Chancellor Scholarship
Loyola Marymount Presidential Scholar
President Joseph A. Sewall Scholarship
University of Miami Cane’s Achievement Award

Evode Iraguha
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Michelle Jargalsaikhan
Denver Scholarship Foundation
DU Dean Scholar
Panther Pride Scholarship
UCD Provost Chancellor Scholarship
UNC Provost Scholarship

Dixon Katzenberg
Chapman Deans Scholarship

Mavlyuda Khalikulova
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Haley Knowlton
Northern Lights Scholarship

Liam Leasure
CU Boulder- Joseph A. Sewall Award

Stephany Liriano-Sanchez
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Lydia Loof
CU Boulder- Joseph A. Sewall Award
Puget Sound Trustee Scholarship
University of Vermont Presidential Scholarship
Whitman College Achievement Scholarship

Citlaly Lopez-Juarez
Denver Scholarship Foundation
JWU Presidential Scholarship
Northern Vision Scholarship
GW Alumni Scholarship

Mohamed Magassouba
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Ruth Leverton Scholarship

Bethlehem Mamo
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship

Alexandra Marusich
Columbia College
Drake University Merit Scholarship

Brigid McNamara
Boettcher Finalist Scholarship – CU Boulder
CU Boulder Outstanding Junior Award
CU Boulder- Joseph A. Sewall Award
CU Boulder: President’s Leadership Class
CU Leeds Scholarship
First Tee Scholarship
Norlin Scholarship-CU Boulder
P.E.O. STAR Scholarship
University of Maryland President’s Scholarship

Emily Medina
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Mekdes Mengistu
CCD Community Scholarship
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Ethan Miller
CU Denver Provost

Katharine Miller
Case Western Reserve University Scholarship
Rensselaer Leadership Award
WPI Presidential Scholarship

Emma Mitchell
Case Western Reserve University Scholarship
DU PROVOST Scholarship

Samuel Modesitt
Occidental College Margaret G. Scott Bundy Scholarship

Khalid Mohieldin
Butler University Academic Scholarship
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Gertrude Lee Scholarship

Manzer Montgomery
Denver Scholarship Foundation

PawHser Moo
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Metropolitan State University of Denver (19-20)
Gustad Family Foundation

Makailah Naranjo
Adams State Vice Presidential Scholarship
UNC Bear Scholarship
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship
University of Nevada at Las Vegas WUE Scholarship
Xavier University Dean’s Scholarship

Meredith Neid
Colorado College Leadership Scholarship
Grinnell College Merit Scholarship
Macalester College’s DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholarship

Sam Nguyen
UNC Bear Scholarship
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Isabelle Oss
Catham University Dean Scholarship

Ja-Deaja Patton
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship

Euan Peart
UNC Bear Scholarship

Zoe Pettersen
CU Boulder- Joseph A. Sewall Award
Denison Music Award
Kenyon College Distinguished Scholar

Moises Pina
CU-Boulder First Generation Award
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Patriot Fund

Kennedy Pope
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship
Northern Vision Scholarship

Breonna Rael
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Northern Vision Scholarship
UNC Legacy Scholarship

Adriana Ramirez
Johnson & Wales University
UNC Provost Scholarship

Andrea Raygoza-Nunez
Future Leader Scholarship
Metropolitan State University of Denver (19-20)
Norwich University Presidential Scholarship

Kendall Reed
University of Colorado Denver Chancellor’s Scholarship

Francesca Rex
CU Boulder James H. Baker Scholarship
Norlin Scholarship-CU Boulder

DeAsia Reynolds
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship
Tennessee State University Scholarship

Maximus Risher
CU Boulder- Joseph A. Sewall Award
DPS Retired Employees Association Scholarship
Michigan State University Baldwin Foundation Alumni

Joanna Salazar
Denver Scholarship Foundation
University of Northern Colorado Northern Vision Award

Adil Salih
Colorado College
Dean Scholar
UNC Trustee Scholarship

Noelia Sanchez-Rodriguez
Denver Scholarship Foundation
JWU Campus Award
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship
Northern Vision Scholarship

Marina Santos
Connecticut College Dean’s Scholarship
Grinnell College Merit Scholarship
Occidental College Honors Scholarship
Gustad Family Foundation

Andrew Schwartz
CU Boulder- Joseph A. Sewall Award
CU Boulder–Presidential Leadership Class Scholarship

Sumayya Shirwa
Maverick Academic Scholarship

Elizabeth Sindler
Harvey Mudd National Merit Scholarship

Imani Smith
African American Conference Scholarship

Mason Snyder
Cal Poly Green and Gold Scholarship

Caitlin Soch
Cornell College Trustee Scholarship

Aidan Stefanacci
Montana State Achievement Award

Thaw Sue
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Embry Riddle Presidential Scholarship
MSU Denver Earned Scholarship
Women of Excellence Scholarship

Hannah Talley
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Lillian Davis Hogan Scholarship
Northern Vision Scholarship
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Deans Scholarship
Theater Scholarship

Ling Thang
UNC Bear Scholarship
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Sarah-Jane Thomson
Creighton University Merit Award
Loyola Marymount Trustee Scholarship
Roman Shaffel, S.J.
University of Denver Chancellor Scholarship
University of San Diego Alcala Scholarship
University of Southern California Dean’s Scholarship
Wilkins Scholarship

Kalhabe Tsgee
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Tania Valles-Olvera
The Dream US Scholarship

Cristal Vazquez-Rojas
Denver Scholarship Foundation

Anna Vidergar
Boston University Merit Award
Creighton University Merit Award
CU Boulder
DePaul Merit Award
Drake University Fine Arts Scholarship
Drake University Merit Scholarship
Otterbein President’s Scholar Award
University of Evansville Theatre Scholarship
University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, & Dance Scholarship

Falmata Wako
Carol and Ramon Tome Scholarship
DU Centennial Scholar
DU Taylor Scholarship

Morgan Ward
CU Boulder
Pere Marquette Scholarship
University of Nebraska-Lincoln George Beadle

Emmie Weprin
Lawrence University More Light Scholarship
Lewis and Clark Trustee’s Scholarship
Main Hall Green Scholarship
Puget Sound Trustee Scholarship
Willamette Trustee’s Scholarship

Jack Wiegand
CU Boulder Horace M. Hale Scholarship
CU Boulder Shoe-Smith Scholarship
Denver Scholarship Foundation
EST Engineering Scholarship

Audrey Willius
1911 Scholarship
Hollins Scholar
St. Olaf Dean’s Scholarship
St. Olaf Leadership Award
University of Maine Flagship Scholar
William Scandling Trustee Scholarship

London Winslow
Arizona Recognition Award
Arthur Schulte Scholarship
UNC Bear Scholarship
HPU Scholarship
Oregon State University Provost Scholarship

Aidan Wood
Arizona Distinction Scholarship
ASU New American University Scholar
Colorado School of Mines President’s Scholarship
University of Arizona Dean’s Exemplary Award
University of Arizona Distinction Tuition Scholarship

Allie Wood
BC Scholarship
Colorado School of Mines
DePaul University Presidential
Embry Riddle Presidential Scholarship
President Joseph A. Sewall Scholarship
University of San Francisco University Scholar Award
University of Vermont Presidential Scholarship
University of Washington Purple and Gold Scholar
UO Excellence Award
USC University Scholarship
Woman of Excellence

McKaia Woods
Langston Neighboring States Access Scholarship

Francine Wright
Harvey S. Mudd Merit Award
Kenyon President’s Scholarship
National Merit Finalist
Harvey Mudd FIRST Robotics Scholarship

Fishion Yohannes
UNC Bear Scholarship
CU Boulder Goldshirt Scholarship
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Patriot Fund

Kaleb Zimmer
UNC Provost Scholarship
GW Book Scholarship