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Medicine Crow is Student of the Year
12 April 2006

BISMARCK, ND - Terry L. Medicine Crow was selected as the American Indian College Fund 2006 Student of the Year recipient for United Tribes Technical College. He was selected for the honor in recognition of academic achievement and strong commitment to the community.

Terry Medicine Crow
Terry Medicine Crow

      Medicine Crow is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; his Lakota name is Ma'to Wawo-yus-pa (Catch The Bear). He is the son of the late Leslie Medicine Crow, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, and Mabel (Crow Necklace) Medicine Crow, Standing Rock, and the grandson of Francis Crow Necklace and Marie Brave Crow. He is an Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield Veteran who served on active duty in the United States Navy.

      Among his accomplishments at UTTC, Medicine Crow held the offices of president and vice-president of the Student Senate and the Tribal Management Club. He earned academic recognition on the President's and Dean's Lists, and in Who's Who Among Students. He was a site coordinator for the North Dakota Tribal Voter Education Project.

      Medicine Crow is a sophomore and will graduate in May with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Tribal Management. He has been accepted into the Bachelor of Science Business Administration program at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, Kansas.

      The American Indian College Fund is a national non-profit organization created by tribal colleges to raise private support for scholarships, endowments and public awareness. The Colorado-based Castle Rock Foundation provided the $1,000 scholarship that Medicine Crow will receive to assist with school-related expenses.


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