Name: Emilia LaPointe-Rosas
Tribal Affiliation: Puyallup Tribe
School: First Creek Middle School
Elementary School from K-5th grade and I received numerous awards
throughout my elementary years including Student of the Month and Top Perfect Attendance.
I ran in all the Tacoma City track meets in 4th and 5th
grade, and came in 1st, 3rd, and 5th in some
of the running events. I attended Camp Seymour in 4th and 5th
grade. I started playing the Flute in 5th grade. At my 5th
grade graduation I received about 7 awards and one of them was the President’s
I am now going to First Creek Middle
School where I play the flute for their band and I play sports. Some of the
sports I play at First Creek are track, soccer, and basketball. I love to learn
new things and my GPA is 3.5. I also received the President’s Award last school
Current Activities: I
am in a program called AVID –Advancement via Individual Determination– which is
a college readiness program that builds the study skills and habits students
will need to succeed in college. With my busy schedule I am learning how to
play the piano.
My Future: I
will be attending Lincoln High School in a couple of years. When I graduated from high school my plans are
to attend Stanford University.
FAMILY CULTURE NIGHT
Come join us for our next culture night! We will begin at 5:30PM on April 22nd at the Madison Complex. There will be a potluck style dinner to go along with the night's activities. See you there!
The mission of the Indian Education Program is to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaskan Natives so that these students can have an equal opportunity to achieve to the same challenging standards as all students.