NSU Awards Tsa La Gi Trail of Tears Scholarships

TAHLEQUAH – Northeastern State University recently awarded several students the 2007-2008 Tsa La Gi Trail of Tears Scholarships. The program is funded by the James and Susie Coats Memorial Scholarship. Each recipient is awarded $500.

The Tsa La Gi Trail of Tears Scholarship is presented to undergraduate college students of Cherokee Indian descent who are enrolled full-time at NSU and have proof of Cherokee tribal membership. Incoming freshmen must have a GPA of 3.0 or an ACT score of 21, or be in the upper 10 percent of their graduating class. Transfer or continuing college students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to apply. Deadline for applications is June 1.

This years recipients include:

OKLAHOMA

Broken Arrow
Melissa Moreton

Collinsville
Brian Venable

Gore
Gwynn Ridge

Hulbert
Stephen Drywater
Jake Pruitt
Jered Pruitt
Dena Squyres

Inola
Heston Crutchfield

Jay
Casey Adams

Sallisaw
Danayah Bush

Stilwell
Eric Marshall

Tahlequah
Ashley Carr
Hannah Cornell
Janea Davis
Miranda Knight-Brown
Chris Smith
Sara Snell
Kami Terronez
Bret Wilmon

Tulsa
Casey Holcomb

Welling
Tabitha Bluebird
Amanda Woods

For more information, contact Jan Grogan, Coordinator of Native American Student Programs at 918-444-4350.

9/12/2007

 
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