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(S.D.)-Two Pine Ridge Students Receive Gates Millennium Scholarships

By: Roxie Graham-Marski Posted at: 05/20/2013 08:06 AM
     PINE RIDGE, S.D. (ASSOCIATED PRESS) - Two students at a school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have been awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship.
     Red Cloud Indian School seniors Shane Star and Stormy Williams are two of the 1,000 students selected nationwide for the award. The award provides scholarships to 1,000 minority students to use at the college or university of their choice.
     While at Red Cloud, Star excelled at math. He plans to major in either civil or mechanical engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines.
     Williams took Advanced Placement classes in math and English and competes in powwows across the state. She plans to study medicine at the University of New Mexico.


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