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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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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June 2018 Undergraduate

Shandiin Herrera Home Town: Monument Valley Tribe: Navajo Scholarship: Gates Millennium Program School: Duke University Major: Public Policy/ Minor in Cultural Anthropology GPA: 3.1

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June 2018 Graduate

Darrah Blackwater Home Town: Farmington, NM Tribe: Navajo Scholarship: AIGC Fellowship School: University of Arizona Program: Law GPA: 3.5

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