The Trashmasters Scholars

Because of the support of our generous donors, in 2017 the Trashmasters
was able to award $80,000 to local college bound students.

Kaia Vresilovic

Chapman University – 2021

This fall I will be attending Chapman University and will be majoring in Political Science. I am so excited to be pursuing my dreams and furthering my education there. This would not have been possible without your support. Thank you!

Claire O'Sullivan

Villanova University – 2021

You all have really changed my future and have made my education possibilities endless. I cannot wait to show you where this award has taken me and prove to you that I am an investment that will never go unnoticed.

Patricia Rose Pettit-Blair

Humboldt State University – 2020

“With your help I am able to attend my dream school, Humboldt State University. I am so grateful for this scholarship. I promise to do my best in college.”

Mackenzie Langley

Denver University – 2020

“Thank you so much for helping me along on my educational journey. After studying at the University of Denver my goal is to work in the non-profit world so that I can help others as you have helped me.”

Diana Flores

Colgate University – 2020

“As Thoreau says “There is something in the mountain air that feeds the spirit.” Wherever I go, and whatever I chose to do, I will never forget the lessons and experiences that I have gained from my time in Aspen.”

Melissa Thrun

Colorado School of Mines – 2019

“The money that you give really does change the lives of many and I am so grateful that I was chosen to receive this scholarship. You have truly changed my life and provided me so many great opportunities.”

Jack Dresser

Fordham University – 2019

“Thank you very much for honoring me with your scholarship; it means a lot to me and my family. This award will help fund my education in New York City and that means more to me than I could hope to describe.”

Alice Furlong

University of Colorado, Boulder – 2019

“As a college student, my goal is to learn from as many people as possible, ultimately finding a career that will help to improve people’s lives and the world.”

Jessica Tyler

Cornell University – 2019

“Thank you so much for this insanely generous scholarship. I was shocked when I was asked to interview, and I had no expectation of receiving the scholarship. Thank you so much and I will see you at the tournament.”

Max Marolt

Trinity University – 2018

Max grew up in Snowmass Village and is a fifth generation area resident whose great-great grand parents matriculated here during the silver rush to mine Colorado’s mountains.

Tayler Quist

University of Colorado, Boulder – 2016

“Thank you… Trashmasters for making it possible… for the incredible opportunities to work with NASA and the National Solar Observatory (NSO). I may see you this year, otherwise home will always be Snowmass.”

Katie King

Lafayette College – 2016

“My four years at Lafayette College were everything I hoped for for my college experience, and it wouldn’t have been possible without the support from Trashmasters. I graduated with a degree in Biology and I am back in the valley for the summer.”