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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.

February Graduate

Dakota ThompsonDakota Thompson

Stilwell, OK
Cherokee Nation
Gates Millennium Program

University of Oklahoma
Doctorate of Education- Educational Administration, Curriculum, & Supervision


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January Graduate

Kathleen GarganKathleen Gargan

Portland, Oregon
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
AIGC Fellowship

Lewis & Clark Law School
Law – Juris Doctor
GPA 3.2

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January Undergraduate

Constance Owl

Murphy, North Carolina
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Gates Millennium Program

Stanford University
Native American Studies
GPA 3.7

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December Graduate

Valeriah Big EagleValeriah Big Eagle

Lake Andes, SD
Yankton Sioux Tribe
AIGC Fellowship

South Dakota State University
M.Ed Counseling & Human Resource
Development-Student Affairs Administration
GPA 4.0

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October Undergraduate

Alec Egurrola

Homedale, Idaho
Gates Millennium Program

University of Washington
Environmental Studies/Urban Design & Planning
GPA 3.3

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October Graduate

Kebra Rogers

Pierre. SD
Rosebud Sioux
AIGC Fellowship

Pacific University
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy
GPA 3.98

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