By Alan Sorensen
Stone Child College was well represented at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) conference in Albuquerque, N.M. earlier in the month.
SCC student government vice president Timothy Hiser reported that one student took first place in a science competition while another took a couple of honors in business. A third student was elected to a national student government post.
Vanessa Sosa returned home with first place honors in the science bowl's oral presentation category. She was awarded a laptop computer for her effort. Sosa, a senior at Stone Child, plans to transfer to the University of Hawaii in Chaminade in the fall.
Trina Wolfchief placed second and third in business bowl competitions. She brought home medals for taking second in the computer accounting category and third in the manual accounting category.
Valerie Penny Denny was elected secretary of the AIHEC Student Congress. Her term runs for one year.
SCC students competed against students from nearly all of the 33 AIHEC member tribal colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.