GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT)- Eight local student-athletes are being recognized by the Lions Club of Grand Junction, and local non-profits are benefitting form their hard work.
The recipients come from every area high school. They are being recognized for their accomplishments in the classroom and in athletics.
Each winner will receive a plaque and a donation of $250 from the Lions Club to the non-profit of their choice on their behalf.
From Fruita Monumen Hight: Lila Dere and Jack Hawkins
From Grand Junction High: Christian Hafey and Madison Martinez
From Central High: Shaelynn Grant and Luke Peasant
Palisade High: Morgan Sellden and Kevin Loya
All of the student-athletes were selected by the faculty, coaches, and administrators from each school.