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Gandhi Peace Scholarships awarded at UTTC
10 January 2012


Nick Houston

BISMARCK (UTN) - Two United Tribes Technical College students have been awarded the Sherman Brunelle/Gandhi Peace Scholarships for 2011. The recipients are Nick Houston and Karmin Walker. Each receives a $500 scholarship award from the Gandhi Peace Network of North Dakota.

      Houston is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Tribe. He is a student in the college's Tribal Environmental Science Program.

      Walker is from the Standing Rock Tribe and studies Graphic Design in the college's Art/Art Marketing Program.

Karmin Walker

      Both are participants in the college's Leadership Through Experience (LTE) program. Nominees for the award were selected based on academic standing, employment skills, work ethic, and teamwork in their LTE assignments.

      The Sherman Brunelle/Gandhi Peace Network Scholarship was created in 2003 by Aruna and Vinod Seth, Bismarck, in honor of the late Sherman Brunelle, a United Tribes employee.

      More information Judith F. Red Tomahawk, College Works Programs/Financial Aid Advising Coordinator, 701-255-3285 x 1509, jutomahawk@uttc.edu


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