Silver Creek Leadership Academy: 2015-2016 Capstone Projects

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Atwood, Emily: GEMS Day

Science, engineering, and math activities by scientists for middle school girls.

Aziz, Mohammed: Health For Kumari

Organized fundraiser to send first-aid kits and health clinic supplies to Kumari.

Belcher, Jacob: Kick Childhood Cancer Soccer Camp

Soccer camp for children that raises money towards childhood cancer.

Blink, Gabby: Donate Your Denim

Collecting your old jeans to refurbish them into ultra touch denim insulation to help build homes in communities in need.

Carter, Jordan: Operation Uff-Da!

Internship at the Multiple Sclerosis Society. I am going to help set up the annual Boulder MS walk; and I am going to be creating my own walk team and fundraising.

Chandler, Tianna: Project Bookroom

Renovation, reorganization, and digitization of Silver Creek's teacher bookroom.

Dageenakis, Lexi: A Chance To Play

Donate/redistribute old sports equipment to underprivileged kids in CO.

DeMartini, Madison: Spread Your Wings

An internship at Butterfly Pavilion where I am mainly educating people in the exhibits and trying to raise awareness about these animals and the conservation of the environment.

Devereux, Gretchen: SCHS Music Week

Musical performances during the school day to raise awareness of the music programs at Silver Creek.

Dunne, Joanna: Kindness Campaign

Supporting Lynda's Legacy and initiating random acts of kindness in the school and community.

Eggen, Sam: Bring Heroes Home Safe

Directing a tournament in conjunction with the Longmont Baseball League to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Einig, Amanda: SC Unity

The creation of a public art installation here in Silver Creek. This will be in collaboration with Arts Longmont.

Foster, Katy: Day of Champions

A day to bring together special needs kids to teach them sportsmanship and teamwork in a safe and inclusive environment.

Frankowski, Kasey: SCLA 5K

Hosting a 5k run that will put money back into the Junior SCLA class to help fund their capstone projects.

Gibbs, Patrick: Trail Restoration Volunteers

Repairing a trail in Boulder County and promoting outdoor leadership skills.

Grolnick, Zoe: Spotlight!

In March, we'll be hosting a theatre camp for special needs kids on selected Saturdays.

Harvey, Megan: Paws for a Good Cause

Working with Blue Mountain Camp Lynx after school program doing activites for local non profits

Hill, Kenzie: Rock the Vote

Registering high schoolers to vote and bringing a debate to Silver Creek.

Hook, Keira: Project Intercambio

Teaching English and interning with local nonprofit Intercambio.

Hunnell, Sydney: Boco Republican Intern

Internship with the Boulder County Republicans office.

Johnsen, Hunter: Senior Storycorps

Video interviews with the class of 2016 seniors to get their stories. Collect all the interviews onto a website where people can go watch the stories of former classmates to stay connected. Compilation videos can be made for graduation, reunions, evening of excellence, etc.

Kol, Ryan: Lucky Iron Fish

Fundraising for this organization who creates fish made with iron for people with iron deficiency in Cambodia.

Latsko, Jenna: fearless Floaters

Hosting swim lessons for low income elementary students so that they learn skills to stay safe in the water.

Madison, Calvin: Community Service Society

New club at Silver Creek whose main focus is to help the community and make students want to continue volunteering after they graduate. We will be providing volunteer assistance and fundraising to 11 nonprofit organizations and Silver Creek.

Meier, Jeffrey: Project Launch

Working with both Launch Longmont and Startup Longmont to create a roadmap for starting a business through experience gained as an intern at Launch Longmont.

Peila, McKenzie: The Dorothy's Friends Project

Working with different groups to decorate plastic garden flamingos to resemble animals at the Wild Animal Sanctuary. These will be sold for $20, with all proceeds going to the sanctuary. I will also educate these groups about the sanctuary and about exotic animal cruelty.

Reichel, Nathan: Silver Creek Allstars

Highlighting students at Silver Creek who participate in activities that are not highlighted in school athletics or announcements.

Sandal, Rhett: Indian Peaks Robotics

Leading the robotics team at Indian Peaks Elementary School.

Sargent, Erin: Raptor Athletic and Activity Council

Creating a more supportive community between all of the sports and activities among the school.

Shaner, Hannah: A Dance of a Lifetime

A special needs prom for students within the St. Vrain Valley School District.

Sotiroff, Katherine: Internship at the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center

Creating a field trip for the special needs kids of Silver Creek to CTRC.

Vasquez, Christiana: A Chance to Dance

Dance camp at Eagle Crest Elementary after school.

Wager, Adam: Chip in for Niwot Youth Sports

Golf tournament to raise money for NYS.

Willes, Elizabeth: Peace and Service for Africa

Raising money for students in Kenya and promoting peace and education.

Zarlingo, Paul: 5K Race Promoter

Promoting 5K race to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

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