UW names scholarship recipients

Apr 9, 2017 From staff and wire reports

Chief Washakie scholarships have been awarded to 14 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.

Current recipients of the Chief Washakie Scholarship, who will continue to receive support for the coming year, are: Tonya Dewey, criminal justice junior, from Riverton; Ashlee Enos, a senior in management with a minor in American Indian studies, Taryn Jim, a junior in speech language and hearing science with a minor in disability studies, Lee Tendore, a senior in Native American studies, and Kailyn Washakie, a senior in English with a minor in professional writing, all from Fort Washakie; Contessa Bonds, seeking a Master of Science degree in health services administration, Mia Holt, a senior in physiology with a minor in American Indian studies, and Tucker Russell, a junior in zoology, all from Lander; Colleen Friday, seeking a Master of Science degree in rangeland ecology and watershed management, and Vanessa Sorrels, seeking a Ph.D. in pharmacy, both from Laramie.

New recipients of the Chief Washakie Scholarship are: Antonia Valdez, a senior in elementary education with a concentration in creative arts, and Stephen Valdez, a senior in American Indian studies, both from Ethete; Eric Bennett, a junior in social science, and Katie Hines, an undeclared freshman, both from Fort Washakie; and Piram Duran, a junior in psychology, from Riverton.

Students will be recognized at the American Indian Studies Honoring of Graduates ceremony Thursday, May 11.