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February Wyoming EOC Student of the Month

February Wyoming EOC Student of the Month
Kerri Yellowbear is an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe. She is the daughter of Byron & Jean Yellowbear. Both her immediate & extended family are carriers of the Tribe’s language, traditions, & ceremonies. “Kerri is a traditional young lady,” said TRIO Coordinator Hattie Penny, “and she is also a super fun person who people love to be around.”
Kerri (bottom row, left) participated in UW TRIO Talent Search while a student at St. Stephens Indian High School (where she graduated in 2007), & now participates in UW TRIO Education Opportunity Center (she is pictured at a recent EOC conference in Ethete).  “I am so excited to be accepted to the Institute of American Indian Arts!” said Yellowbear. She will began her film-making major at IAIA in January, 2016.
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