Two Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College students were honored at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Student Conference in Green Bay, Wis., recently. Vienna Kagak was one of 36 students awarded a renewable scholarship at the 2012-2013 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet. The scholarship was established to fund unmet need for a student’s first year in college. Jane Deverney was honored with a Student of the Year scholarship by the American Indian College Fund. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each of the 33 honorees with a $1,000 scholarship.
The Lake Superior College Foundation recently awarded 52 scholarships to 44 students this spring. Among the recipients are Lena Westendorf of Barnum, who was awarded a $500 Student Development Scholarship, and Morgan Young of Barnum, who was awarded a $500 James and Mary Knight Scholarship. Westendorf, daughter of Gordon and Sue Westendorf of Cloquet, is earning her associate degree in nursing at Lake Superior College in Duluth. Young is earning her Associate of Arts degree at Lake Superior College.