Warrick celebrates 50th year at UCCS
• Alva High School graduate
March 21, 2021
Many people search a lifetime for their dream career. For Don Warrick, his dream career began 50 years ago on Jan. 1, 1971, at a small, modest campus in Colorado Springs.
Warrick's path to UCCS started from humble beginnings in Alva, Oklahoma, where he earned a track scholarship to attend the University of Oklahoma.
"When I went home after my first semester of college, I had a 1.7 GPA and I almost lost my scholarship," Warrick recalled. "I didn't know what the future would hold, but I decided to go back and just give it my all. In retrospect, this was probably the best thing that happened t...