April 2019

Andrew Yazzie

Andrew is a graduating Senior from Springville High School. He is half Navajo and half Mexican. He is the youngest of five children. His friends and family would describe him as easy going, persistent, and patient. They would also say he "gets things done".

He is a very active young man who loves to play soccer and volleyball. He has played for the Red Devils his entire high school career. He also played for the Utah Storm Club team for several years.

Andrew's favorite class is ceramics. His most memorable moment from high school was making the varsity soccer team. His future plans include serving a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, then attend Utah Valley Univesity.

Congratulations, Andrew! You are a shining star in the Nebo Title VI Program. We are so proud of all your accomplishment so far, and we can't wait to see all the wonderful things you will continue to do with your life.

Ethan Gunn

Ethan is a graduating Senior from Spanish Fork High School. He is from the Ojibwe Chippewa Tribe. His friends and family would describe him as hardworking, outgoing, and trustworthy. Ethan's favorite band is Imagine Dragons. His favorite quote is,"You only live once, make every shot count."

During his high school career, Ethan has had many accomplishments. He was a Sterling Scholar for Computer Technology. He has taken many college-level courses. He has been on the high honor roll every year of his high school career. He takes his academics seriously, and it has paid off. He received an academic scholarship to attend Brigham Young University.

His plan for the future including going on a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Japan, attending Brigham Young University, and playing MCLA Div 1 Lacrosse.

Ethan, the Nebo Title VI Program is extremely proud of you. Congratulations on all your accomplishments so far and for your upcoming graduation from Spanish Fork High School. All your hard work and persistence has paid off. Your future is bright, and we cannot wait to see all the wonderful things you continue to do! Keep up the great work!

Ruby Campbell

Ruby is a graduating Senior from Spanish Fork High School. Ruby's friends and family would describe her as kind, smart, and hardworking. She is from the Cherokee Tribe.

Some activities Ruby likes to do in her free time is to draw, watch movies, and play sports. Ruby is a very talented individual and she played softball for the Spanish Fork Dons. She has spent a lot of time and dedication practicing the sport she loves. Her favorite foods are pomegranates & chicken fingers. Blue is her favorite color. Her favorite quote is by Dr. Suess, "Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory."

Ruby is a strong and motivated young lady who makes her education a priority in her life. During her high school career, she has received exceptional grades and has been on the high honor roll many times. In high school, her favorite class was Art. She was able to create wonderful artwork, and the class ended up being a way for her to de-stress.

Ruby has plans of serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints immediately following graduation. She would also like to go to Europe and travel.

Congratulations, Ruby! The Nebo Title VI Program is extremely proud of you. You have accomplished so much already, and we know that you will accomplish wonderful things in the future.

Nebo Title VI Public Meeting

Nebo Title VI Public Meeting

May 6, 2019

5:30-6:30 pm

Larsen Elementary Title VI Classroom

This meeting will provide an opportunity for Nebo Title VI American Indian parents and community to understand and make recommendations on proposed Formula Grant project. We will discuss project objectives, activities and financial obligations in Nebo Title VI Indian Education Formula grant.

Please come and participate in your child's education

2018-2019 budget and program services.

ALL ARE WELCOME.

Camp Eagle Summer School 2019

 
 
Children working at school desk 
Summer School will be held June 3-27, 2019
 

Summer School is intended for students ages PK-12th grade. We will have classes separated by age groups where we will incorporate rotations of math, reading, circle time, artist in residence, pow wow dancing, and regalia making workshop for parents. A preschool is provided for ages 3-5 (must be potty trained). Space is limited so please contact Eileen Quintana to register. 

Pow-Wow will be held on Saturday, June 29th at the North Park behind Costco in Spanish Fork.

 

American Indian Business Leaders Presentation

Attributions: 
Jacob Crane

 

American Indian Business Leaders

Seniors, 

The American Indian Business Leaders (AIBL) have extended an invitation to you to attend a presentation about Business Leadership is this Thursday evening (April 18th) at 6PM in the Multicultural Center located at UVU in the LA building. AIBL is a native nonprofit organization geared towards empowering Indigenous youth in the fields of entrepreneurship, business, and economic development, and leadership within Indian Country. AIBL also has an amazing paid summer internship program for 18-30 year olds. I will explain more about this internship program on Thursday. 

For more information about this organization please visit this website: aibl.org
 
Video highlighting more infromation about this organization: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18ga6MM8n5zoHRQHe5lFf96dQnD7amt6g/view

Financial Aid Workshop for American Indian Seniors

This workshop will be facilitated by Tino Diaz who works at Utah Valley University as an Educational Opportunity Center Grant Director. Please come prepared with 2017 taxes (student and/or parents), W2’s, and make sure you know your social security number. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to get their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completed in order to see if they are qualified for Pell grants and work-study. All other scholarships including tribal based their information from FAFSA to determine your financial need. Parents and Guardians are encouraged to attend this event with their student. We hope to see you at the event! 

Title VI Family Field Trip (Canoe Mobile)

Parents and Guardians,
We would like to extend an invitation to participate in this field trip. Spots are filling up quickly. This field trip is for students in 3rd-12th grade only. Parents are required to attend this field trip with their child. Parents are responsible to excusing students from school to participate, and also need to opt students into this field trip by signing a wavier. To sign up for this field trip email Eileen Quintana

OR

You may reserve your spot by registerting here: https://www.wildernessinquiry.org/event/evt17690/

Please visit this website for more information: https://www.wildernessinquiry.org/programs/canoemobile/ 

 

Thanks,
Title VI Staff

 

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