2018 Recipients: All Native American High School Academic Team award

AIGC honors ten American Indian and Alaska Native high school seniors who have applied to college and who demonstrate outstanding original academic, artistic, or leadership qualities. Students receive a $250 award.

Name Degree Field of Study Tribal Affiliation
Zachery Burns BA/BS Biology Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation
Cole Walker BA/BS Engineering, Civil Cherokee Nation
Jayda Farlee BA/BS PreMed Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation
Nathaniel Jacobs BA/BS Political Science Lumbee Tribe
David Espinoza BA/BS Management Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation
Corydon Hanson BA/BS Business, Administration Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation
Marcus Richardson BA/BS Art(s), Graphic Design Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe
Cayley Ryder BA/BS Education Chickasaw Nation
Allison Frick BA/BS Nursing Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Kokonow Kinney BA/BS Biology Yurok Tribe of the Yurok Reservation