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Posted: April 17, 2018

News from the Foundation

Student of the Week Dawnae Albert

Senior at Eldorado High School

Dawn Albert

Nusenda Credit Union, in partnership with the APS Education Foundation, highlights an APS student each week.

Dawnae’s high school experience: I began attending Eldorado High School in August. When I first started here I had no friends. But after a few days I began to get involved in clubs and activities. I got involved in Best Buddies and the Native American Club, and I became the manger for the girls’ basketball team. I also began helping out with the cheerleading team. Once I got involved with these extracurricular activities, huge things began to happen to me. I was picked to be an officer in Best Buddies, and then in March the president of Best Buddies asked me to give a speech on the word retarded at a school assembly as part of Spread the Word to End the Word. I had a lot of fun giving that speech in front of so many people. This was the same time I began helping out more with the cheerleaders and they invited me to attend their parent night performance before state. At the parent night I was introduced as part of the cheerleading team. I also got to go with the cheerleaders to the Pit and help out at the state competition. I was able to watch them win 1st place in state. The cheerleaders gave me a couple t-shirts and made me feel like part of the team. I really had a great year being involved in so many activities and I really am going to miss being so involved in high school. I just hope more people get involved in activities like I was.

What is your favorite course? Math because I enjoy solving problems

What are your plans for the future? To go to Grand Canyon University and become an educational assistant to elementary kids.

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