Education Is Anishinaabe Student’s Top Priority (Indian Country Today)


[[{“type”:“media”,“view_mode”:“media_large”,“fid”:null,“attributes”:{“class”:“media-image alignright size-full wp-image-34463”,“typeof”:“foaf:Image”,“style”:“”,“width”:“100”,“height”:“100”,“alt”:“Indian Country Today”}}]]In a feature in Indian Country Today, Taylor Payer ’15 talks about her childhood thirst for learning and how a QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship enabled her to attend Dartmouth, where she is a double major in Native American studies and women and gender studies.

This summer, Payer has been an intern at the QuestBridge office in Palo Alto, Calif., working to increase Native American participation in the program, which helps low-income high school juniors seek admission to top colleges.

“This is something I am completely committed to and passionate about because I want low-income Native students to have the same opportunities I have been fortunate to have,” she says.

Read the full story published 8/22/12 in Indian Country Today.

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