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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT PROFILE: Ubaldo Salazar

Ubaldo SalazarIn all, Ubaldo received four endowments: University of Denver Centennial Scholarship ($21,000); Regis University ($30,000); University of Northern Colorado Provost Scholarship ($10,000); and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Chancellor’s Award ($10,000).

He will attend the University of Denver to begin medical-related studies.

“It has been my long time goal to enter the medical field, and become a neurosurgeon,” said Ubaldo, who holds a GPA of 4.0. “Growing up, I have always had an interest in helping people, and wanting to make a difference in our community.”

In addition to involvement in football (all state honorable mention honors), baseball and wrestling, Ubaldo is a member of National Honor Society, TRIO, and volunteered with Junior Achievement.

“I am eternally grateful for all the love and support I have received from so many through my life,” he said. “That includes my teachers, my coaches, and my family: in particular my Grandpa Phil, my late grandmother Sally, my Mom and so many others who have helped lead me to my success thus far.”