Jean M Bollas
1930 — 2019
Jean was raised on a ranch in southeastern Colorado, where she developed self-reliance, independence, and a life-long drive for knowledge and learning. She loved her adopted Ohio home, but her heart remained in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and, throughout her life, she returned to Colorado for extended periods. Jean completed her primary and secondary education at an accelerated rate, entered college at age sixteen, and was teaching at age eighteen. Jean attended school at Rancho Viejo School, a one-room schoolhouse located on the family ranch, and at schools in Kim, Colorado. She was a hard-working cowgirl before her college years. Jean attended college at Trinidad State Junior...