DENVER - The Nexstar Legacy Foundation awarded its first scholarships to four college students who were given a sum total of $15,000 in continuing education funds, during its super meeting.
Brad Messmer, a freshman student at Purdue University, majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in business, received the $6,000 Frank Blau Jr. Scholarship Award. Krystin Burrows, an accounting and finance student at the University of Colorado, was given a $3,000 scholarship from the foundation. She is employed by Applewood Plumbing & Heating Co., Denver. She intends to continue her studies to become a Certified Public Accountant and take charge of the accounting department for her current employer. Another $3,000 scholarship went to Justin Latta, a student at Auburn University. He is currently enrolled in the mechanical engineering program, and is seasonally employed by Aux Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electrical of Bessemer, Ala. A third $3,000 scholarship was awarded to Joshua Roden, a mechanical engineering student attending the University of Minnesota. He is setting his sights on a career in the service trades.
Pictured are John Ward (left), founder, and Brad Martin (right), treasurer, who awarded Nexstar Legacy Foundation’s first scholarships to Brad Messmer and Krystin Burrows.
For more information, visit www.nexstarfoundation.org.