Student Spotlight

To nominate a youth every Quarter based on priority listings and identified as a Morning Star Leader:

  1. Preserve, strengthen and renew cultural concepts and spiritual practices
    1. Supporting Native Veterans
    2. Includes elderly voices in shared settings
  2. Develop and enhance youth leadership through civic leadership
    1. Involved at a legislative level by becoming a youth legislative advocate
    2. Promote voter education and mobilization community programs
    3. Involved in a youth/student council focused on developing programming that addresses issues within the community
  3. Engage with youth and elders in activities that demonstrate traditional beliefs while integrating technology
    1. Combining traditional art expressions and contemporary thoughts of expression as a way to develop Native educational information for future learning
    2. Kinship booklet that takes traditional information and combining it with common experiences to distribute
    3. Engage in mentoring
  4. Mentor younger students in educational, extra-curricular, spiritual programming.
    1.  Reading books to elementary students
    2. Guiding youth in enhancing athletic skills
    3. College student involved in educational outreach focusing on college preparedness for current high schools students.

Student Spotlight Nominations can be made in writing:

One page letter with three supporting documents that include letter of support, newspaper articles, and video samples.

Submissions Due by the Second Saturday of each month:

January, June, September, December

Student Spotlight announcements will be posted at the General Session that month.

Recognitions include but are not limited to: a community breakfast, scholarship money, letter of recommendation for future purposes and highlighted on website. 

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