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Rising Stars of Centennial

The heart of our mission at VoyageDenver is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of Denver’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out Centennial’s rising stars below.

Dutchie Cowser and Shayna Forsythe

Lylah Grey came about in 2018 through our friendship that started six years prior when our daughters joined the same soccer team. The name Lylah Grey is a combination of our children’s names. Given our dual admiration for one another’s style, we envisioned opening a women’s on line boutique to provide our clients with quality, fashion forward pieces, that every other person wasn’t wearing. A critical part of our quest included partnering with vendors who could provide these pieces. Read more>>

Michael Godart and Shannon Barnes

Our grilled style chicken wings are popular in restaurants on the East Coast, where I’m originally from. As soon as I found out what a Pig Wing tasted like, I knew those along with our Special Grilled Chicken Wings would be a hit in Colorado. So, I cooked up a variety of sauces, delicious sides, and other Things, hence Grillin’ Wings & Things was born. The “Special Grilled” Chicken Wings we serve at Grillin’ Wings & Things distinguishes us from all other wing restaurants in Denver. We’ll change the way you think about wings. Read more>>


Kelly Tenkely

My background is as a teacher and a technology integration specialist. I worked as a computer teacher and tech integration specialist for five years giving me a unique perspective within the school. I taught 475 elementary students each week and got to see them grow up year after year, get to know them, their families, and siblings. I was also working very closely with teachers in their classrooms to help them integrate technology into the curriculum. Read more>>

Shantai Watson

My name is Dr. Shantai Watson, and I am a sport, pediatric and prenatal chiropractor in Cherry Hills. I moved to Denver this July. My boyfriend, Mat, who is also a chiropractor, is from Denver here and it took literally NO convincing to get me to come. One of the big reasons I am drawn to Denver is the mountains! I grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – essentially the arctic. As a kid, I fell in love with the sport of ski racing. Read more>>

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