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  • Colleen Jorgensen

    by Representative Ed Perlmutter

    Posted on 2013-12-19

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    PERLMUTTER of colorado in the house of representatives Thursday, December 19, 2013 Mr. PERLMUTTER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize and applaud Colleen Jorgensen for her outstanding service and commitment to our community.



    Despite facing numerous public education funding cuts, Colleen found a way to launch a campaign to make Red Rocks Community College ``green,'' resulting in reduced paper consumption, in a recycling program, and a boiler system that reduced 30% of carbon emissions. She has translated the value of mentorship into Community Learning Centers, the Gateway program, and a shadowing program for potential Principal Investigators. Colleen stays active in her greater community by serving on numerous boards and area chambers. Colleen's creativity and innovation in education has left a lasting impact on thousands of college students, hundreds of colleagues and the business community.

    I extend my deepest congratulations to Colleen Jorgensen for her well deserved honor by the West Chamber serving Jefferson County. I have no doubt she will exhibit the same dedication and character in all her future accomplishments.

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