Students of the Month

AIGC will be selecting two students a month to honor and recognize their academic excellence and community engagement. Each month, the Student of the Month selection committee will choose one undergraduate student and one graduate student. The selected students will receive a certificate, a $50 prepaid debit card and the opportunity to be showcased in The American Indian Graduate magazine, on AIGC’s social media and website.

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February 2019 Graduate

James Wagnon

Home Town: Tahlequah, OK
Tribe: Cherokee
Scholarship: GMS & SPGSF Graduate
School: Northeastern State University
Major: Health & Kinesiology
GPA: 4.0

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January 2019 Graduate

Clint Purtell

Home Town: Frisco, TX
Tribe: Oklahoma Choctaw
Scholarship: SPGSF Graduate
School: Oklahoma State University
Major: PhD
GPA: 3.86

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January 2019 Undergraduate

Amerra Webster-Yaqui

Home Town: Ronan, MT
Tribe: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Scholarship: GMS-Undergraduate
School: Dartmouth College
Major: Government, Native American Studies
GPA: 3.56

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Bonnie Lemon

December 2018 Graduate

Bonnie Lemon

Home Town: Fletcher, Okla.
Tribe: Comanche
Scholarship: AIGC Fellowship
School: Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Field: Native American Leadership
GPA: 4

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Mitchell Rose Bear Don’t Walk

November 2018 Graduate

Mitchell Rose Bear Don’t Walk

Home town: Saint Ignatius, MT
Tribe: Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes, Crow Nation, Lone Pine Shoshone Paiute
Scholarship: Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund
School: University of Montana
Field: Environmental Studies
GPA: 3.9

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Preslee Thorne

November 2018 Undergraduate

Preslee Thorne

Home town: Lawton, OK
Tribe: Chickasaw Nation
Scholarship: AIGC/Gates Millennial Scholar
School: University of Oregon
Major: City Planning, Public Policy and Nonprofit Management
GPA: 3.56

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Jade Herman

October 2018 Graduate

Jade Herman

Home Town: Mission, SD
Tribe: Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Scholarship: AIGC Fellowship
School: Creighton University
Field: Interdisciplinary Leadership, Ed.D.
GPA: 4.0

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DaLacy Dockrey

October 2018 Undergraduate

DaLacy Dockrey

Home Town: Shawnee, OK
Tribe: Cherokee Nation
Scholarship: GMS – Undergraduate
School: Oklahoma State University
Field: Agricultural Economics and Accounting
GPA: 3.802

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