PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4) – Meteorologist Dave Aguilera was in Pueblo Saturday to receive a big honor. The South High Alumni Association honored Dave’s accomplishments by inducting him into the Hall of Fame.
Dave was born and raised in Pueblo and graduated from Pueblo South 35 years ago.READ MORE: Elijah McClain Death: Former Aurora Police Officer Jason Rosenblatt's Lawsuit Dismissed
The association nominated Dave not only for his work in Colorado broadcasting but, for his work outside of television as well. Every year, Aguilera instructs thousands of elementary school children along the Front Range about the weather through his weekly school visits and his ever popular “Tornado Machine”! Dave also, spends several hours of his on time emceeing and auctioneering for several local charities and non-profits throughout the Front Range some of them including events for Make-A-Wish, The American Diabetes Association and Spina Bifida of Colorado. Just to name a few.READ MORE: Colorado Lawmakers Consider Auditing State’s COVID Testing Program: 'It’s Not Fair 1,100 Nursing Home Patients Died'
A graduate of Colorado State University-Pueblo, with a certificate in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University, Aguilera is a certified broadcast meteorologist and member of the American Meteorological Society. Since 1993, he has been a meteorologist with CBS4-TV in Denver and earned an Emmy Award for his work with the station. Aguilera’s resume also includes television work at KREX in Grand Junction, KOAA in Pueblo/Colorado Springs and KRQE in Albuquerque, as well as extensive radio station experience.
Earlier this week, Dave and other inductees were honored at a school assembly.MORE NEWS: Ptarmigan Fire: Hundreds Remain Evacuated Morning After Wildfire Started Near Homes In Summit County