Standing outdoors, smiling, holding top of longwhite cane

2019 Scholarship Recipients ($64,000)

Randy (RJ) Sampson
Award: $12,000 four-year scholarship
High School: Conifer
City: Bailey
Attending: CU-Boulder
Probable Major: Computer Science
Eye Condition: Optic Nerve Hypoplasia


Hannah Bachus
Award: $10,000 four-year scholarship
High School: Legacy
City: Broomfield
Attending: CU-Boulder
Probable Major: English / Creative Writing
Eye Condition: Leber Congenital Amaurosis 


Lasya Andaloori
Award: $8,000 four-year scholarship
High School: Cherry Creek
City: Centennial 
Attending: Denver University 
Probable Major: Business / Accounting
Eye Condition: Stargardt's Disease


Ian Lee
Award: $8,000 four-year scholarship
High School: Aurora West
City: Aurora
Attending: Metropolitan State University - Denver
Probable Major: Pre-Law
Eye Condition: Albinism / Nystagmus


Quincie Mattick
Award: $8,000 four-year scholarship;

$1,000 Ashley Fritz Award
High School: Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
City: Colorado Springs
Attending: Idaho State University
Probable Major: Health Sciences - Physical Therapy /

Physical Therapy Assistant

Eye Condition: Leber Congenital Amaurosis


Temesghen Atsgebo
Award: $4,000 two-year scholarship
High School: Eaglecrest
City: Centennial
Attending: Metropolitan State University - Denver
Probable Major: Psychology
Eye Condition: Uveitic Glaucoma / Retinal Detachment 


Casey Tucker
Award: $4,000 two-year scholarship
High School: Gunnison
City: Gunnison
Attending: Colorado State University
Probable Major: Forestry
Eye Condition: Optic Atrophy 


Cierra Vialpando
Award: $4,000 two-year scholarship
High School: Primero
City: Trinidad
Attending: Colorado State University - Pueblo
Probable Major: Elementary Education 
Eye Condition: Cone / Rod Dystrophy


Anahit LaBarre
Award: $3,000 two-year scholarship
City: Centennial
Attending: University of Northern Colorado
Probable Major: Masters in Special Education -

Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Eye Condition: Deprivation Amblyopia


Rebecca Pease
Award: $3,000 two-year scholarship
City: Fort Collins
Attending: University of Northern Colorado
Probable Major: Special Education
Eye Condition: High Myopia 








Head shot of Teme, smiling, looking at the camera
Head-shot of Lasya, outdoors, looking to her left
Head-shot of Ahahit, smiling, looking at the camera
Quincy is looking at camera, squatting down next to her seeing eye dog who is laying down to her left
Head-shot of Hannah, smiling with her head slightly tilted to her left
Outdoor picture of Cierra, smiling, looking at the camera, sitting with her hands on her left knee
Outdoor head-shot of Casey, smiling, looking at the camera, wearing a brimmed hat with sunglasses resting n the hat
Outdoor head-shot of Rebecca, smiling, looking at the camera
Head-shot of Ian, smiling, looking at camera, wearing suit and tie