Carol F. Holzer Scholarship Fund
Carol Holzer was a Colorado native. She was born in Denver, May 6, 1931, to Charles and Frances Holzer. Her father, who served as Mayor of Aurora from 1931 to 1936, instilled a strong sense of pride int he community where they lived. Her mother stressed the importance of education and encouraged Carol to attend the University of Colorado after her graduation from William Smith in Aurora.
Ms. Holzer received her degree in Education in 1953 and was a first grade teacher in Aurora for 25 years until she retired in 1980. A member of the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority while at CU, she served as President of the local Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Honor Society for Women in Education and held a lifetime membership in the National Education Association. Carol established this scholarship in an effort to encourage students who wish to teach at the primary level.