Seven Tuba City High students are awarded Gates Millenium Scholarships

| June 17, 2015

By Rosanda Suetopka • Navajo-Hopi Observer

TUBA CITY, Ariz. – Nationwide, 1,000 students are awarded Gates Millenium Scholarships each year. Tuba City High School students earned seven of those this year.

Tristan Begay, Joshua Anderson, Adrian Sixkiller, Chad Barlow, Alonzon Wauneka, Thomasina Dinehdeal and Tressica Johnson are recipients of the coveted Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation scholarship, which they can use to pursue college with financial support coupled with mentorship and academic and social support the entire way.

Bill and Melinda Gates established the scholarship in 1999 for outstanding minority students from low income situations who have shown exceptional academic discipline and promise and have been involved in community service in their hometown.

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