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For a Navajo girl growing up outside the Navajo Nation, a history competition brought the chance to explore her heritage and visit Diné Bikeyah.

Navajo Technical University students earned top honors and performed well in competitions at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s annual conference March 11 to 14.

Overall winners for Navajo Nation Science Fair are both girls

“It flies with no moving parts or no jets,” said Shawndiin McCray about his science fair project.

Young scientist’s project wins first place at Navajo Nation Science Fair

For their capstone project at Diné College, students aren’t just going to read or study from a book on tribal economics — they’re going to update a book on the subject.

An Aneth student’s project will be featured in a national exhibit of student ceramics next month.

For the last few years, the Middle College High School located on the University of New Mexico-Gallup campus has been the premier dual-credit high school in the Gallup-McKinley County School District. All students from Middle College graduate with college credit, and some with an associate degree.

What does it take to field a winning academic team? Make school both challenging and fun, says Piñon Accelerated Middle School counselor and spelling coach Bob Tsinnie.

Scholarship funds available to Navajo students should get a boost of nearly 8 percent, if a bill to add $1.6 million to the Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance budget makes it through the Navajo Nation Council.