For Immediate Release
May 20, 2020
Media Contact: Elizabeth (Liz) Gray
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Muscogee (Creek) seniors recognized for academic excellence
Tulsa Public School Indian Education Program names ‘Indian Education Students of Excellence’
TULSA, Oklahoma — The Tulsa Public School Indian Education Program awarded 12 high school seniors with their ‘Indian Education Students of Excellence” May 18, with six of the seniors being Muscogee (Creek).
Each recipient will receive a certificate and letter from the Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission to honor their academic achievements, cultural participation and overall participation while attending school.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation would like to recognize Dailyn Seals from East Central High School, Emily Workman from Edison Preparatory HS, Kiontay Walker from McLain High School, Kobe Spencer from Daniel Webster High School, Lyric Hawkins from Memorial High School, and Tyasha Trimble from Central High School.
MCN is dedicated to the education of not only our citizens, but all Native American students and encourage their participation in various school activities. Each year, MCN develops and hosts several programs and activities with Native American students in mind, such as career fairs, academic competitions and other cultural-related activities.
“When our students work to achieve scholastic excellence, it’s important that we recognize and publicly applaud their efforts,” Principal Chief David Hill said. “This was no ordinary year for these seniors, one I’m sure they never could have imagined.”
“I want them to know that their Nation is inspired by their perseverance to overcome and achieve success.”