TWO RED CLOUD INDIAN SCHOOL SENIORS GET GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIPS

Posted 1 year ago

By John Axtell

Red Cloud Indian School-2Two seniors at  Red Cloud Indian School, just outside Pine Ridge on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have been awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship.

Shane Star and Stormy Williams are two of the 1,000 students selected nationwide for the award, which 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.