January 2021 – Undergraduate

Nicole Atencio

Nicole Atencio

Gallup, New Mexico
Navajo & Santo Domingo Pueblo
Gates Millennium Program – Undergraduate

Fort Lewis College
Biology
GPA 2.9

Community Service

-Volunteer Naturalist. Nicole volunteers with a group that takes kids from ages 5-13 on nature walks. There are planned activities to get the kids engaged and thinking about things like hiking safety, how to read maps and navigate, teamwork, organisms in the Bio.

Short Bio

Nicole is 20 years old and a few credits away from being a Junior! She is also a new mother to a beautiful baby girl named Aadya. They live on campus at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. Nicole’s goal is to become a naturopathic doctor and midwife. She would like to explore as many alternative healing methods that are possible and deliver as many babies as she can! Nicole loves playing guitar, making music and cooking with her baby. Nicole is the proudest and most excited about being Aadya’s mommy.