More and more Tuba City High School graduates are currently attending and graduating from Ivy League schools and two such representatives were here to recruit from the Honors pool at Tuba City High.
Former graduates of Tuba City District, Sophina Manheimer, Dartmouth sophomore, and Nicole Norris, Dartmouth junior gave presentations to Tuba City high academic achievers regarding Dartmouth’s longstanding commitment to educating native students.
Manheimer noted that Dartmouth has a Native American House, a student residence and activity center, on campus. Manheimer, a pre-med student majoring in mathematics at Dartmouth is a class of 2000 graduate from TC High.
Norris noted that Dartmouth currently has the highest native student population of any of the current Ivy League schools, with a noted 39 native freshman this year.
NAD, (Native Americans at Dartmouth) is in its 30th year of operation. This coming 2002 Mother’s Day Week-end marks another Dartmouth Native American tradition, “The Dartmouth Pow-wow”, is also in its 30th year of celebration.
Norris, a junior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Native American Studies, and graduate of TC High/Class of 99, “The transition from high school to college was difficult for me.