St. Joseph’s Indian School is proud to extend heartfelt congratulations to the 2012 college and technical school graduates who have received awards from St. Joseph’s Scholarship program. These students have worked hard to advance their education. Wopila tanka — many thanks — for the support you have shown them in reaching this goal!
Jill received an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Lower Brule Community College in Lower Brule, South Dakota. She attended St. Joseph’s from 1979 - 1982. Her daughter currently attends St. Joseph’s and Jill is an active member of St. Joseph’s Parent Advisory Board.
She attended St. Joseph’s from 1991 - 1996. Currently, her brother and sister attend St. Joseph’s Indian School. In the early 1970’s, her grandparents worked at the school.
Weston received a degree in Automotive Technology from the Technical Institute in Avondale, Arizona. He attended St. Joseph’s from 1995 - 2004. He has relatives who currently attend St. Joseph’s and his mother is an active member of the Parent Advisory Board.
Savanna graduated from Murray State College in Tishomingo, Oklahoma with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and Nursing. She attended St. Joseph’s from 1998 - 2005. She has nieces and nephews who currently attend St. Joseph’s.
Tara received an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Ihanktonwan Community College in Wagner, South Dakota. She attended St. Joseph’s from 1997 - 2002.
Sonia graduated from Western Dakota Tech in Rapid City, South Dakota with a diploma as a Pharmacy Technician. She attended St. Joseph’s Indian School from 1993 - 2001. She has worked full time while attending school and caring for her two children.
JT graduated from Heald College in Hayward, California with an Associate’s Degree in Business, with a major in construction management. He graduated from St. Joseph’s high school program in 2005 and was with us from the first grade. After high school, he joined the Navy and also has a diploma in commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC).
Pilamaya — thank you — for your generosity. Thanks to you, these students are making their dreams a reality!