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LCO Ojibwe College Announces Fall 2020 Scholarship Awards

Hayward, WI. (November 24, 2020) – Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) awarded more than $47,000 in scholarships to 61 students for the fall 2020 semester.


Scholarships are provided by generous donors funding four opportunities: Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College Scholarship Fund, Isham-Chase Scholarship Fund, Gay I. & Harry C. Leslie III Fund, and the Johnson Scholarship Foundation Scholarship for Business Students.


The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College Student Scholarship Fund was established in December of 2018. In support of this fund, LCOOC kicked off its first capital campaign on in the summer of 2020. This fundraising campaign is the first of its kind for the College and has a goal of raising $250,000 over two years, the College is currently at 75% of that goal after only a few months.


You can support the student scholarship fund by making a donation here: https://www.lco.edu/give


Congratulations to our scholarship recipients:


Sagal Adbirahman, Ayan Ahmed, Nimo Ali, Nicole Barthel, Savannah Behm, Crystal Brady, Danita Brisk, Tom Butler, Darien Carley, Keshia Chino, Sierra Christiansen, KenoQuaz Cloud, Desiree Conger, Marley Corbine, Alicia Cross, Brady DeFoe, Carlena Dennis, Edna Farah, Rachael Fleming, Benjamin Fleming, Desiree Fleming, Misty Ganser, Misty Gaston, Patsy Gordon, Tina Goslin, Danielle Grover, Christine Haling, Hawa Hashi, Kaylee Houle, Andreah Hyde, Lydia Kessenich, Alayna LaRonge, Teshena LaRonge, Terek Marlow, Maelayna Martin, Natalie Miller, Laura Miranda, Bernice Mixsooke, Shuyler Mosay-Rainey, Katrina Mullet, Leonard Ortiz, Sadia Osman, Safia Osman, Charlene Pearson, Marsha Pringle, Jody Quaderer, Kiana-Mae Reynolds, Patrick Shrock, Steven Smith, Pamela St. Germaine, Kevin Stevens, Felicia Taylor, Amanda Thayer, Erica Toman, Jennifer Toribio-Warren, Janey Trepanier, Mary Tribble, Anna Troyer, Theresa Two Bulls, Dena Waquie, Eunice Zamora.


About LCO Ojibwe College


The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College’s mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post- secondary and continuing education while advancing the language, culture, and history of the Ojibwe.


Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college. Our focus is to help Native students advance themselves in the world, while studying their own history and language. We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow. LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation.


Learn more at http://lco.edu