The American Indian College Fund’s 2013 student of the year recipientsJul 23rd, 2013 | By tcj | Category: Online TC News, Tribal College News, Web Exclusive
Each year, the American Indian College Fund honors exceptional students enrolled at tribal colleges and universities as students of the year. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each honoree a $1,000 scholarship. The 33 tribal college students of the year for 2012-13 are: Lilly Standing Bear (Aaniiih Nakoda College), Cody Jodoin (Bay Mills Community College), Leticia Diaz Chavez (Blackfeet Community College), Darcy Smith (Cankdeska Cikana Community College), Lloydine Runsabove (Chief Dull Knife College), Lucille Martin (College of Menominee Nation), Mariah Ashley (Diné College), Jane Deverney (Fond du Lac Tribal College), Tanya Driver (Fort Berthold Community College), Brooklyn McGarry-Greene (Fort Peck Community College), Tyler Levier (Haskell Indian Nations University), Myrna Sarren (Ilisagvik College), Crystal Worl (Institute of American Indian Arts), Alicia Paquin (Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Tribal College), Ronald Quaderer (Lac Courte Oreilles Community College), Lucas Bratvold (Leech Lake Tribal College), Amanda Not Afraid (Little Big Horn College), Anthony Yellowbank (Little Priest Tribal College), Sherwin Becenti (Navajo Technical College), LaDonna Carillo (Nebraska Indian Community College), Sheila McCoy (Northwest Indian College), Vaughan Vargas (Oglala Lakota College), Gilberto Franco (Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College), Neil McGill (Salish Kootenai College), Nellie Two Elk (Sinte Gleska University), Brian Kurrash Jr. (Sisseton-Wahpeton College), Jessica Lester (Sitting Bull College), Randall Sahmie (Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute), Rosalie Eastman (Stone Child College), Marcus Lee (Tohono O’odham Community College), Vincent J. Grant (Turtle Mountain Community College), Alvin Iron Cloud (United Tribes Technical College), and Anthony Villebrun (White Earth Tribal and Community College).