Native American Education Conference announces 2021 dates, names 2020 Pacesetter Award winners

(Fremont County, WY) – The 2021 Native American Education Conference will take place August 11th-14th, and will be done virtually.

Registration is $25 for adults, who can sign up here, and free for kids.

The events on August 11th and 12th will take place from 4:00-6:30 PM. On August 13th, the hours will be 1:00-5:00 PM, and on the 14th the times will be 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM.


Keynote speakers will be Tanaya Winder, Hawhenawdies Neal Powless, Sam Mihara.

To view the event flyer, click here.

Each year, the Wyoming Department of Education honors outstanding Native American students with the prestigious Pacesetter Award. The Pacesetter Award honors the top Native American students from each school district in Wyoming for their academic achievements. This year, an online segment will honor the Pacesetters. Below is the list of the 2020 award winners:

Arapaho Charter High School
  • Wynnette Bell, Tristan Oldman
Cody High School
  • Devon Brown, Ariana “Tashi” Mathuin
Fort Washakie High School
  • Tisharra Spoonhunter, Little Wolf LeBeau
Green River High School
  • Bryson Greymountain, Delaina Becenti
Hot Springs County High School
  • KyAnn Calhoun, Spencer Calhoun
Lander Valley High School
  • Cynthia St. Clair, Trayshon Spoonhunter
Meeteetse High School
  • Leonardo Horsen, Kiana Horsen
Riverton High School
  • Summeri Bass, Aquilo Friday
Torrington High School
  • Kainmen Walksout, Deshea Schnell
St. Stephens High School
  • Laura Brown, Powiah Carpitcher Jr.


To view highlights from the 2020 event click here.


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