Student Spotlights highlights the achievements of Native American Students throughout the Tacoma School District.
The Western Washington Native American Consortium has selected selected Samantha Chambers to receive a Merit Award in the amount of $565.00 (the number of Federally recognized tribes). The Award is to assist her in her first year of college.
Andrea Beavert was recognized for winning the Washington State Family Career and Community Leaders of America competition. She will compete this summer at the National competition in Florida.
Andrea Beavert Student Spotlight.pdf
Our joint powwow with Tacoma Community College was a huge success. Wilson High School students Alyssa Frias and Hannah Medford (left photo) volunteered and danced at the powwow. Mt. Tahoma student Michael Mahler (middle photo) volunteered at the event as the fry bread cook, and Native American seniors (right photo) were honored along with TCC graduates.
Lincoln High School senior Cherokee Covington (left photo) and Wilson High School senior Samantha Chambers (right photo) are presented with the 2012 Washington State Indian Education Association Merit Award.
Cherokee Covington.pdf WSIEA Merit Award Samantha Chambers.pdf
Elementary and Middle School students were recognized for having 90% or greater attendance for the fall 2011-2012 semester.
High School students with a GPA of 3.0 and higher in the fall 2011-2012 semester were recognized with the Academic Excellence Award.
Academic Excellence Awards.pdf
Sheridan student Jacob Reed is recognized for his science fair project.
Jacob Reed Science Fair.pdf
Stadium student Little Wolf Molash shows off the teepee he made at the March 2012 Family Culture Night.