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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May Graduate

Heather Gordon

Homer, AK
Nome Eskimo Community

AIGC Fellowship
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Indigenous Studies


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May Undergraduate

Randilyn Thompson

Sand Springs, Oklahoma

Gates Millennium Program
Northeastern State University

GPA 3.96

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April Graduate

Tyler Hallmark

Mannford, Oklahoma

Gates Millennium Program
University of Pennsylvania
International Educational Development

GPA 3.8

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April Undergraduate

Damon Clark

Asaayii (Bowl Canyon), NM

Harvard College, Harvard University
Social Studies

GPA 3.19

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March Graduate

Tyler Parisien

Belcourt, ND
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa
Gates Millennium Program
AIGC Fellowship

Concordia University Portland
Higher Education Leadership, Ed.D.
GPA 3.96

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March Undergraduate

Nicole BoardmanBellingham

Fish River Tribe of White Mountain
Gates Millennium Program

Yale University
Environmental Studies and Pre-med
GPA 3.92

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January Undergraduate

Gavin Brucklacher

Philip, SD
Pine Ridge – Oglala Sioux
Gates Millennium Program
Black Hills State University
Business Administration – Economics/Finance & Entrepreneurship
GPA 3.96

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