photo - 2016 Alpine Bank Scholars recipients

Alpine Bank Chairman Bob Young and Colorado Mountain College President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser honored the 2016 class of Alpine Bank Latino/Hispanic Scholarship recipients following an awards luncheon earlier this summer.

The students, who are receiving scholarships to attend two years at Colorado Mountain College, and their respective former high schools are, front row, from left, Maria Jasmine Leal, Eagle Valley High School; Daniela Rodriguez, Battle Mountain High School; Dariela Flores Alvarado, Summit High School; and Mayte Milan, Basalt High School; and Hauser. Second row, from left, Samantha Guardian, Red Canyon High School; Young; and Alexa Paniagua, Rifle High School. Back row, from left, Miguel Navarro, Coal Ridge High School; Breanna Ballesteros, Yampah Mountain High School; David Avila, Aspen High School; Suleyma Martinez-Lopez, Summit High School; Andres Betancourt, Glenwood Springs High School; and Dania Moreno, Grand Valley High School. Not pictured is Nedesin Platero from Roaring Fork High School.

Watch eNews for upcoming localized stories on these students from Aspen, the Vail Valley, Summit County, the lower Roaring Fork Valley and western Garfield County. Photo Kate Lapides