|The White Mountain Apache Tribe is pleased to announce the 1st Semester Students of the Month representing Alchesay High School, Blue Ridge High School and Dishchii’bikoh High School. An awards presentation was held on December 2 at the Education Building with Education staff, the WMAT Indian Education Committee, students and their families.
“I would like to congratulate our students of the month. Each student works hard and puts tremendous effort into their education. As a Tribe, we have a bright future through the education of our youth and I have great optimism with the diversity of minds, thoughts and pursuit of education from our Apache youth,” stated WMAT Education Director Harrisen DeClay.
Alchesay Students of the Month:
August: LeCario Benashley
September: Sienna Fowler
October: Carlos Dodge
November: Honesty Aday
Dishchii’bikoh High School Students of the Month:
August: Lindsey Kinnney
September: Jonathan Dominguez
October: Hannah Mallow
November: Erin Foghorn
Blue Ridge High School Students of the Month:
August: Patrice Siow
September: Tatyanna Bermudez
October: Joyselynn Patalua
November: Grant Real Bird
The White Mountain Apache Education Department launched the Student of the Month Program in 2012 and partners with El Rancho Restaurant, providing students with a certificate of achievement, t-shirt and a gift card to El Rancho.
Students are cooperatively selected from each school based on academics, attendance, leadership and community service.
The Education Department thanks its Program Partners El Rancho Restaurant, WM Entertainment and Alchesay High School, Blue Ridge High School and Dishchii’bikoh High School for their participation in the Student of the Month Program.