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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT PROFILE Brooklyn Martinez, Pueblo East "Eagle Empire"

Brooklyn Martinez has her letter jacket over one shoulderAn accomplished musician, vocalist and performer, Brooklyn received a GearUp Scholarship ($4,000), East Alumni Scholarship ($5,000 per year), Colorado State University Pueblo Merit Scholarship ($8,000 per year), Onward Energy Scholarship ($2,500) and the Greg and Gretchen Rode Scholarship ($2,500).

At East, Brooklyn’s life revolved around music.

A percussionist, Brooklyn is a member of the Eagle marching and concert bands as well as Les Jongleurs and the Tone Troopers. She participated in All City Choir and Band as well as Top of the Nation Choir and Band.

She has received numerous honors in band and choir competitions, including superior ratings and recognition at events at the University of Northern Colorado and Centennial High School.

Brooklyn played softball and participated in Drama Club, the AVID program, GearUp, all while concurrently enrolled at Colorado State University Pueblo.

She will graduate with a GPA of 4.1, with plans to attend Colorado State University Pueblo to major in music education.

“Without the East High School culture, support of the staff, and motivation from my friends and family, I wouldn't be the successful student and person I am today,” she said.