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“Only about 100 students are selected each year,” said Kathleen, St. Joseph’s Principal. “It was a great honor for them we are all very proud!”
Each student wishing to attend is required to fill out an application. First-time applicants, like Makayla and Erika, also needed a recommendation form completed by a teacher or other staff member.
The camp offers a variety of programs for students that would not normally have access to in a junior high classroom.
Out of the 63 classes offered, students participated in seven. Subjects included:
Awards were given out in each class, and Makayla won a medal for the best poem.
Each year since 1984, the University of South Dakota in Vermillion hosts the South Dakota Governor’s Camp.
St. Joseph's Indian School is very proud of Makayla and Erika for their accomplishments!
Thanks to the support of you, our tiyospaye - extended family - we are able to provide every student with the education they deserve and numerous opportunities to help them build successful, productive futures.