Wolf Point Herald

Perfect Attendance

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Northside Elementary School students who had perfect attendance this past year were honored Thursday, June 5, the last day of school. Pictured are (from left to right): Daniel Sears, fourth grade; Jack Sprague, fourth grade; Tyressa Pretty On Top, fourth grade; and Tia Owens, sixth grade.
(Photo by John Plestina)

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First Dollar Award

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Wolf Point Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Executive Secretary Kelly Cranford (at right) presents the First Dollar Award to Get Polished owner Crystal Markus. Angela Fields (at left) is the first employee of the new business that opened April 21. Great Northern Development Corporation helped Markus with her business plan. Get Polished does acrylics and artificial nails. It is located on U.S. Highway 2, across the street from the Wolf Point Museum.                    (Photo by John Plestina)

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Feed For Code Talkers Honoring

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During the recent honoring of the Fort Peck Code Talkers in Poplar, the Fort Peck Community College Blue Stone Indian Club and Culture Committee prepared one bison from Yellowstone National Park and one steer for the event. A pit was dug and the roasts were wrapped in tin foil and chicken wire, then set on top of red, hot coals for 24 hours. Boiled meat stew and frybread were also served.  (Submitted photo)

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FPCC Students Represented At SAIGE

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Pictured are David James and O’Dale Brown.

 

Two Fort Peck Community College students are among 45 students attending the Society of American Indian Government Employees Student Leadership Conference in Albuquerque, N.M., this week.
David James and O’Dale Brown, both of whom are student senate leaders at FPCC and recent graduates are attending the conference, which is part of the American Indian Higher Education Association and is one of four conferences open to Native Americans in Tribal Colleges and Universities.
The conference is the 11th annual national training program, Native Pride and Spirit: Yesterday, Today and Forever. It concludes Friday, June 13. It provides forums on the most current issues, opportunities and challenges facing American Indian and Alaska Native government employees.
In addition to the two FPCC students, 45 other students are attending the conference.
“The reason I chose to apply for this conference is for the leadership workshops, career fairs and networking opportunities in which to enhance my leadership abilities for future use in a leadership position in a Tribal business, Tribal Government or as a U.S. government employee,” James said.
“My future hopes and aspirations include managing social change and forming rapports with colleagues in the field of law and justice while continuing to research and experiment within the field of science and engineering. This includes my short-term goal of graduating with a bachelors of science in engineering. I hope to eventually educate at the college levels. I am excited to give back to my college, Fort Peck Community College,” Brown said.

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Poplar Students Show Excellence At Technology Conference In Billings

Myltin Big Horn, Orlando Young and Layne Gorder of Poplar High School attended the state Technology Students Association conference at the Metra Park Pavilion in Billings April 28-29.
This was an all-class statewide competition where students competed against their peers in a wide variety of technology related events. These events ranged from word processing and film design to magnetic levitation racing and CO2 drag racing.
The students competed in several events and were able to bring home second and fourth place awards in two of their events. Myltin Big Horn and Orlando Young received a second place in structural engineering. Layne Gorder, Young and Big Horn also received a fourth place in the Late Brake Racer competition.
TSA is a national, non-profit organization of middle and high school students who have a strong interest in technology. TSA was chartered in 1978 and since then over 2 million students have participated in its program. TSA fosters personal growth, leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply and integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts through co-curricular activities, competitions and related programs.

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