Danny Dietz Scholarship of Honor

Petty Officer 2nd Cl Navy Seal Danny Dietz, 25, Littleton, CO

Petty Officer 2nd Cl Navy Seal
Danny Dietz, 25, Littleton, CO

In 1999 Danny graduated from Heritage High School and joined the Navy three months later. While in high school, he played football his senior year and was active in weight lifting and swimming. Danny had two weeks of service left in Afghanistan when he was killed on June 28, 2005. Danny was posthumously awarded one of our nation's highest honors for heroism, the Navy Cross. Danny's widow, Maria, said he was not only her friend and role model, but her hero. He is a true hero to so many.

 

 

 

Recipients

2017

Matthew McClurg is studying Engineering at Oklahoma State University

2016

The Dietz family matched the scholarship through the Danny Dietz Memorial Foundation to award two scholarships this year.

  • David Ramirez, is studying pre-medicine at University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Ellisa Owens, is studying pre-medicine at Mount Allison University

2015

In tribute to the 10th Anniversary of Danny's sacrifice, the Dietz family matched the scholarship through the Danny Dietz Memorial Foundation to award two scholarships this year.  

  • Janeen Plomondon is studying Secondary Education at the University of Colorado Boulder
  • Nicole Glesen is studying Biomedical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines

2014

Michelle Mai is studying Pre-Med at the University of Colorado Denver

Photo from left to right: Cindy Dietz, Ryan Evertt, Michelle Mai and Dan Dietz

 

2013

Rachel Lukowicz is studying Secondary Education at Doane College.  

 

2012

Erin Holsteen is pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher

2011

Matthew Rayl attended the University of Wyoming to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice while particpating in the Army ROTC. He is pictured here Mr. Dietz, Danny's father.

 

2010

Matthew Paulson attended West Texas A&M University to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice

 

2009

Alexander J. Martens received the 3rd annual Danny Dietz Scholarship and is studied Law Enforcment.

2008

Lauren A. Parke is the 2008 recipient of the Danny Dietz Scholarship of Honor. Lauren studied to roller her dream to enter into the medical career in EMT/EMS and Nursing.

2007

Zachary Mamigonian was the first recipient of the Danny Dietz Scholarship of Honor. He entered into Fire Safety.

 

Contributors

5 Star Endowment Contributors

  • The Mader Family

4 Star Contributors

  • Broadway Automotive
  • Texas Roadhouse-Sheridan, CO

3 Star Contributors

  • Community of Littleton

2 Star Contributors

  • AT&T Wisconsin
  • FulfillNet
  • Lamers Bus Lines
  • Nicolet National Bank
  • Robinson Metal Inc.
  • Team Never Quit
  • The Buesiness News
  • Weyers Family Foundation

1 Star Contributors

  • All about Vets
  • All Season Fence Co.
  • Greg and Debra Bitz
  • Blanket for Botts
  • Bravio, LLC
  • Todd Gregory
  • Randolph and Jane Hay
  • Jerry Jones
  • Linda and William Kocsi
  • Matthew and Sandra Luoma
  • John and Kathy Nothelfer
  • Rebecca Oswald
  • Carol Pouppirt
  • Patricia Proffitt
  • Maureen Sullivan
  • Rebecca Teiken
  • Curtis and Gail Trullinger
  • Bas Wolf