CMU Dream Award given to high school student

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Martin Luther King Junior's famous "I Have A Dream" speech has also sparked Colorado Mesa University to create an award titled after those famous remarks.

CMU's Cultural Diversity Board named its first recipient of the Dream Award at a special luncheon.

River Adams is a senior at Grand Junction High School and was given the award for overcoming challenges and facing opposition with courage.

Organizers are trying to help the youth in our community establish a sense of culture which is why the award went to a high school student.

The goal is to continuing giving out this award for years to come.


KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 241214251 - nbc11news.com/a?a=241214251
Gray Television, Inc.