Congratulations Indian Education Program Graduates!
student at Indian education ceremony

Fifty-seven graduating students, representing 35 tribes, were recognized on Tuesday, May 24 at the 2022 Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) Indian Education Senior Celebration. This annual event is a time to celebrate graduating students who are enrolled in our Indian Education Program. The students were each presented with a certificate, a woven blanket, and a drum – each of which was painted and signed by artist George Zantua.

The Senior Celebration gives graduating students a chance to speak to their families and peers about their plans and hopes for the future. Program Director David Syth says it's always moving to hear the students' gratitude and emotion. The program is also run by specialists Liz Leines and Robin Brooks.


We are incredibly proud of the TPS Indian Education Program Seniors, Class of 2022! View more photos on our Facebook page

sudent at indian education program celebration
sudent at indian education program celebration
drums
sudent at indian education program celebration
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sudent at indian education program celebration
sudent at indian education program celebration
 sudent at indian education program celebration
 sudent at indian education program celebration
 student at indian education program celebration
 student at indian education program celebration
painted drum
 student at indian education program celebration
 student at indian education program celebration
 student at indian education program celebration
 student at indian education program celebration
 student at indian education program celebration
 student at indian education program celebration
 student at indian education program celebration

TPS Media Contact

Kathryn McCarthy, Strategic Communications and Marketing Manager | 253-571-1015 | kmccart@tacoma.k12.wa.us

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