Scholarship recipients honored
Last updated 8/20/2019 at 3:37pm
LEUPP, Ariz.-In July, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer joined proud parents, grandparents, and educators at a ceremony to celebrate the outstanding academic achievements of 151 Chief Manuelito Scholarship recipients.
The prestigious Chief Manuelito Scholarship was established in 1980 to provide post-secondary school scholarships to high-achieving Navajo high school graduates. The scholarships are awarded based on ACT/SAT test scores and final high school grade point average.
President Nez encouraged the students to return home to the Nation after earning...