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Staff from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO), and the American Indian Center for Excellence (AICE), recently hosted the 2014 Oklahoma Native American Students in Higher Education (ONASHE), conference and awarded several students and organizations in various categories. 
 
Session topics for the conference included graduate school preparation, stress management, traditional cooking, resume building, leadership opportunities and much more.

“ONASHE was a truly uplifting experience for all involved. We could not be more proud of our students, our schools, and our histories,” said AICE Director, Claudia Little Axe.

The winners were selected by a committee that included a student and sponsor from each college who attended the ONASHE event. 

The following received awards:  

• NEO’s Native American Student Association was named ‘Outstanding Organization.’ 
• Rita Courtwright, of Okmulgee, Okla. from The College of the Muscogee Nation was awarded the ‘Outstanding Role Model.’
• Mallori Shawnee, of Owasso, Okla. from NEO received the ‘Bradley H. Wahnee’ award.
• The ‘Up and Coming Leader’ was awarded to Robynn Rulo, of Pawhuska, Okla. from NEO.
• Jordan Harmon, of Tulsa, Okla. from Oklahoma State University (OSU), was named the ‘Outstanding Leader.’
• The ‘Outstanding Graduate Student’ was presented to Shonday Harmon, of Tulsa, Okla. from OSU.

Photo caption - (from left to right): Sadie Morris representing NEO's NASA, Rita Courtwright, Mallori Shawnee, Robynn Rulo, Jordan Harmon and Shonday Harmon 

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