Through the new federally funded college prep program, students at Jeffco Public Schools' Alameda International Jr./Sr. High School will receive targeted support to strengthen their math and science skills to prepare them for post-secondary studies.
The decorated distance runner and student researcher is the first Mines student-athlete to reach the finals for the prestigious national award. NCAA will announce the winner at its annual convention in January.
Baker, a 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year and three-time RMAC Champion in cross country and track and field, is the first Mines athlete to reach the Top 30 for the prestigious national honor.