Business students receive financial support from Alta Fuels


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Pictured, Dr. Michael Tomlin, Adams State School of Business chair; Wendi Crowther, Danielle Dieckman and Jim Sammons, Alta Fuels president.

Adams State University School of Business students, Wendi Crowther, Danielle Dieckman, and Colby Hunt recently received the Alta Fuels Scholarship.

Crowther is honored to be a recipient of this "very generous" scholarship. "The scholarship helps me out so much to achieve my dream of a higher education, and I am grateful for both Alta Fuels' confidence in me and their willingness to contribute to my future education," Crowther added.

Sammons said Alta Fuels/Alta Convenience recognizes the value of the business school at Adams State University and is proud to offer the scholarship program for the students continuing their education from the Valley. Alta Fuels currently employs ten graduates from Adams State University, at the facility in Alamosa. "We want to congratulate Wendi Crowther, Daniel Dieckman, and Colby Hunt as this year's recipients and wish them all the luck in their future," Sammons said.

The scholarship is awarded once a year with one scholarship valued at $3000 and two at $2000; the highest GPA is awarded $3000. Requirements for the scholarship include majoring in business, a GPA of 3.0 or above; a graduate of a San Luis Valley high school; and a junior or senior for the award year. Crowther received the $3,000 scholarship.