Communication Arts, Languages & Literature Department
Dolezal, Gary Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Men and women from high school seniors to college seniors. Must have been involved in scouting program and attained rank of First Class Scout; must be a graduate of a Western Slope high school. Gunnison High School graduates who meet the criteria will be given first preference.
Provided by: Family to perpetuate the memory of Gary Dolezal, who was an example of scouting, citizenship, and scholarship.
Amount: Award depends on funds available.
Application: Please complete and submit Western's Common Scholarships Application located here.
In this broad area of what some call “the humanities,” students focus on communication in all media – from public speaking to media production, language studies to philosophy. They examine and analyze the great works of great minds, while learning the crafts needed to create new classics.
Theatre & Performance students stage plays and other performances in Western's state-of-the-art facilities. Other students produce and edit video projects, broadcast on Western's own KWSB radio station, and publish a weekly newspaper. English majors come to understand the rich history and craft of America's common language, while Spanish majors immerse themselves in a language and culture increasingly integrated with our nation's future.
Programs of study include: