Written by The Herald-News
The Wolf Point Southside Elementary School’s Alta Care Program was awarded the Eastern Region Program of the Year. JaNell Knowles Good Iron and Ellen Sievers brought back the award from their training in Butte. Both Good Iron and Sievers work in the school to provide mental health services for students struggling in the classroom. They also work with other programs outside of the school. In addition to their work during the school year, Good Iron and Sievers run a summer program that uses cultural and community events to help children enhance their self-esteem and encourages them to participate in the community.