2024 Graduation Honors and Higher Education Achievement Banquet

The 2024 Higher Education Achievement Banquet will be on Sunday, June 2 at the Shawnee Tribe Community Building. RSVP here for the Achievement Banquet by Monday, May 6.

*Graduation regalia requests are now closed – the deadline was April 15.

Congratulations to the Shawnee Graduates of 2024!

LaCinda Attocknie, Haskell Indian Nations University

Dominic Biddle, Miami High School

Colby Bingham-Brasher, The College of The Florida Keys

Yona Blackfox, Quapaw High School

Baylee Bluejacket, Tulsa Community College

Adriana Cates, Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy

Lainee Campbell, Parsons High School

Jayton Collins, Vinita Public Schools

Shawatha Covington, Stark State College

Spencer Dailey, Edison Preparatory High School

Jerid Davis, Lighthouse Christian Academy

Victoria “Tori” Edge, Pittsburg State University

Hannah Gamble, Northeastern State University

Kyriaki Hagler, Heritage University

Cynthia Harless, Appalachian State University

Pierson Honey, Gardner Edgerton

Terry Irvine, South Dakota State University

Anna Jones, Medford Public Schools

Jaclyn Kinder, Epic Charter School

Shelby Maggard, Oklahoma State University

Julia Maschmann, Arkansas State University

Connor McCoy, USD 505 St.Paul-Chetopa

Brett Miller, Victor Valley College

Alannah Morrison, Grove High School

Allynia Nusser, Freedom Public School

Jayda Pinkston, Wilson-Henryetta Public School

Eloisa Roach, Iowa City High School

Clara Stephens, University of Oklahoma

Brannan Vail, Kansas State University

Malynna Vail, Vinita High School

Jasmin Weibel, Niwot High School

Michaela White, Rogers State University

Emma Winesburg, Fort Lewis College

Alyna Wolgamott, Elmira High School


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