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.

Submit an Application for Student of the Month

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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Kirby Parnell

September 2018 Graduate

Kirby Parnell

Home Town: Fort Gibson, OK
Tribe: Cherokee
Scholarship: Gates Millennium Scholarship
School: University of California, Santa Cruz
Field: Ocean Sciences
GPA: 3.84

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Tina Whitegeese

August 2018 Graduate

Tina Whitegeese

Home Town: Espanola, N.M.
Tribe: Pueblo of Pojoaque
Scholarship: AIGC Fellowship
School: University of New Mexico
Degree: MBA
GPA: 4.0

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Maylee Loften

August 2018 Undergraduate

Maylee Loften

Home Town: Fayetteville, Ark.
Tribe: Cherokee and Delaware Tribe of Indians
Scholarship: Wells Fargo
School: University of Arkansas
Major: Psychology
GPA: 3.375

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Vernon Miller

July 2018 Graduate

Vernon Miller

Home Town: Macy, Neb.
Tribe: Omaha Tribe of Nebraska & Iowa
Scholarship: Fellowship
School: Kansas State University
Major: Counseling and Student Development
GPA: 3.857

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Dakota Merrival

July 2018 Undergraduate

Dakota Merrival

Home Town: Rapid City
Tribe: Oglala Sioux Tribe
Scholarship: Gates Millennium Program/Accenture
School: S.D. School of Mines and Technology
Major: Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management
GPA: 3.65

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