The 2019 PLP class stretches from coast to coast; the participants attend colleges from Florida to Washington. Their career goals range from sports journalist to surgeon, and their personalities vary just as widely.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation hosted its first Graduation Celebration at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center. The CPN Department of Education invited students graduating from high school, undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs across the country.
College freshman and Tribal member Joey Otey studies human resource management at Wichita State University and participates in the student-led consulting agency Barton International Group, helping him quickly find his place on campus.
The CPN Department of Education and Workforce Development & Social Services have entered into a partnership with the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability to offer free teacher certification tests.
Through a generous donation from the United States Social Security Administration, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education received a limited number of desktop computer sets to be granted to current students.