Colorado Good Feet, a retailer of custom-fitted arch supports, announces the winner of the 2014 Denver Good Feet Scholarship.
Online PR News – 16-July-2014 – Denver, CO – TAIANA SANFT is the 2014 recipient of the annual Denver Good Feet Scholarship. The scholarship will provide her with $1,000 to pursue a mechanical engineering degree at the University of Colorado-Denver in the fall.
Colorado Good Feet has been a staunch supporter of Goodwill industries for the last nine years. The Colorado Good Feet stores collect used shoes, give customers donating the shoes a discount on their purchase, and then donate the shoes to Goodwill for recycling or distribution in the Denver community.
In their work with Goodwill, Colorado Good Feet has developed a scholarship fund for Goodwill recommended students. Eric Kaplan, president of Colorado Good Feet, along with a scholarship committee, reviews the students recommended by Goodwill Denver, and awards an annual scholarship to the most deserving student.
This year the honor goes to Taiana Sanft
Taiana Sanft is a vivacious and inspirational young woman. Her parents moved the Sanft family to the United States six years ago from the Kingdom of Tonga.
Taiana has proven to be a true leader and team-player through her involvement in leadership groups such as Goodwill’s Student Advisory Council. She rarely missed a meeting and participated in as many community-service projects as she could, constantly bringing that positive attitude with her. She has such an inspiring way of encouraging and engaging others, and has proven to be a great asset to everything she is involved in.
She’s busy with extra-curricular activities including sports (basketball & volleyball), the National Honor Society, and is co-founder of an all-female a capella group at Hinkley High School, which performed for Goodwill Industries of Denver’s Annual Luncheon this past spring.
Taiana is a first generation college student, and plans to attend University of Colorado-Denver in the fall to study mechanical engineering.
About Colorado Good Feet
The Colorado Good Feet stores offer a non-medical solution to relieving flat feet, arch pain, heel pain and plantar fasciitis. As an alternative to expensive or even painful medical visits, customers have found immediate relief from pain in their feet, neck and backs through the use of the Good Feet arch supports.
Good Feet Denver • (303) 865-7960
1000 South Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80246
Good Feet Bloomfield • (303) 832-4142
4660 W 121st Ave, Unit 2, Bloomfield, CO 80020
Good Feet Centennial • (303) 339-9500
8283 S. Akron, Centennial, CO 80112
Good Feet Lakewood • Tel: (303) 462-2026
98 N Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood, CO 80226
Store Hours for all stores are Monday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm, Sunday: 11am – 5pm
For more information, visit http://goodfeet.com/denver
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About Goodwill Industries of Denver
Goodwill Industries of Denver seeks to reverse the cycle of poverty for at-risk youth, struggling families and individuals with disabilities. When you shop or donate at Goodwill thrift stores, you help create opportunities for over 30,000 individuals each year to change their lives, while building a strong, sustainable community
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