The Colorado Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (CBFAA) is a state trade association comprised of licensed security industry professionals working to protect lives and property through responsible use of electronic security, life safety and integrated alarm systems. We share a common mission with public safety officials to improve the safety and quality of life for every citizen in Colorado.
In appreciation of our first responders, each year the Colorado Burglar & Fire Alarm Association Youth Scholarship Program offers a scholarship to children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel in Colorado who are graduating from high school and continuing their education. This program rewards students who have excelled academically and are active in community service and extracurricular activities at their school. The CBFAA winner will be automatically entered into the national Electronic Security Association scholarship program for a chance at additional scholarship monies.
CBFAA 2023 Youth Scholarship Program submissions are now being accepted. Submission deadline: April 3, 2023. Click here for APPLICATION PORTAL link
Congratulations to the winner of the 2022 Colorado Burglar & Fire Alarm Association Youth Scholarship: Savannah Mendenhall Savannah graduated from Meeker High School. Her father is Firefighter/Paramedic Gardener Mendenhall, of the Rio Blanco Fire Protection District. Savannah plans to attend Montana State University in the fall. Congratulations and good luck Savannah!
Savannah Mendenhall (center) with her parents for virtual scholarship presentation
Congratulations to the winner of the 2021 Colorado Burglar & Fire Alarm Association Youth Scholarship: Samantha Westfahl Samantha was chosen from the many qualified applicants from across Colorado. Samantha graduated from North Park High School. Her father is Assistant Fire Chief Mark Westfahl of North Park Fire Rescue. Samantha plans to attend the University of Montana this fall. Congratulations and good luck Samantha!
Samantha Wetsfahl with her father Asst. Fire Chief Mark Westfahl
Congratulations to the winner of the 2020 Colorado Burglar & Fire Alarm Association Youth Scholarship: Mikey Amella! Mikey is a graduate of Pueblo West High School. His father is a Fire Engineer for the Pueblo Rural Fire Protection District. A top student, athlete and community service volunteer, Mikey will attend UC Boulder this fall. Congratulations Mikey!