See these pages for more details about the Foundation's activities:
Applications for the Dave Sanders Scholarship are handled by the "Mile High" chapter of the
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) in Denver, Colorado. If you are interested in
applying for this prestigious scholarship, please visit the chapter's website by clicking on
the following button.
About Dave Sanders
|Dave Sanders, computer lab
and business instructor at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, was among those
killed on April 20, 1999. He was the only teacher and non-student killed.|
Scholarship Endowment Created to Honor Fallen Columbine Teacher
On May 11, 1999, the Mile High Chapter (Denver, Colorado) of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) announced
the creation of an endowment fund honoring Columbine High School technology and business instructor
Dave Sanders, who was among those killed on April 20, 1999. This fund will be used to provide grants of
tuition and book aid to Columbine graduates going on to seek technology-related college degrees.
Additionally, Columbine High School teachers and other teachers in Jefferson County will have the opportunity to apply for
one-time grants for continuing education in technology and related fields. This will enhance their ability to
teach technology to students at the high school level. The first grants were awarded at the end of the
1999-2000 school year. For specific application criteria and processes, please follow the link below.
Scholarships and grants are awarded each Spring. Interested persons should contact the Mile High Chapter by
clicking on the "Apply Now" button on the right side of this page.
Tax deductible contributions, payable to the Foundation for Information Technology Education, may still be added to
the Dave Sanders Memorial Scholarship fund. Interested donors can contact the Foundation via the "Donate" link at the
top of this page.
In Colorado, the local contact person for the Dave Sanders Memorial Scholarship for the Mile High Chapter of AITP
is the chapter president:
Mr. Charles Oriez, a Mile High Chapter member and leader, played an instrumental role in establishing this memorial scholarship. All members of AITP are indebted
to him for his generous service and dedication to this worthy memorial effort. The members of the Foundation's board remember
Charles with great fondness and acknowledge his remarkable record of service here.
|Jeff Hulse|| ||Red Rocks Community College (CO)|
|Jonathan Owens|| ||Red Rocks Community College (CO)|
|James Nguyen|| ||University of Denver (CO)|
|Melissa Sowder|| ||Arapahoe Community College (CO)|
|Oleg Usmanov|| ||University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)|
|Megan Fein|| ||Gonzaga University (WA)|
|Aleksandra Neill Pitt|| ||University of Montana (MT))|
|Adam Simon|| ||Red Rocks Community College (CO))|
|Brandon Tenorio|| ||University of Denver (CO))|
|Alexander Dryden Stokes|| ||University of Colorado Denver (CO))|
|Peter Schichtel|| ||University of Denver (CO))|
|Matthew Coen|| ||Colorado School of Mines (CO))|