we are still raising funds for the trip in June. I have met my tuition goal of $7,000 and am now working on additional spending funds. Thank you to all that have donated.
I have lowered the overall goal of funds to $1,000.
We are glad to share the news that through your generous donations I will be able to experience an adventure that I would've not had, if not for the People to People Student Ambassador Program. I look forward to my trip and will post pictures of my adventure when during and after my trip on my Facebook page.
Askwali' for all your help!
Two more weeks to go to meet the tuition goal portion of our fundraising! Halli received her final flight plans, we are getting excited! She flies out of Phoenix on Thursday, June 14, and returns on Sunday, July 1!
We have a country dance planned for this evening (4/20/12), come join us at the Hopi Veteran's Memorial Center. Bands are Bordertown Natives and Sunfire.
We are still selling raffle tickets, drawing will be on Monday, April 30, 2012. Prizes range from fishing equipment, pottery, katsina dolls to pillows, shawls and hand bags. Contact either Halli or I if your interested in purchasing tickets.
Thanks to all that have donated, many, many thanks to our relatives that have and continue to work tirelessly by our side!
The People to People Student Ambassador program was established by President Eisenhower, to foster peace and allow everyday people the experience of traveling abroad to learn of other cultures.
Although we are only months away from the trip date, this experience will stay with Halli a lifetime. Thank you to those that have given now and at the beginning of our challege!
Halli is 16 years old, a Junior at Hopi Jr. Sr. High School on the Hopi reservation. She is currently active in Jr. ROTC , Track and Field and has a cumm GPA of 3.85.
For her participation in the People to People Student Ambassador Program, she will receive credit towards her Social Studies requirements and earn invalulable knowledge and experience of other cultures and travel.
The total tuition goal for this program is $8,999. The fundraising goal of $5,000 includes tuition and spending funds needed for the trip. Through donations and ongoing fundraising we have been able to raise a little over $3,000 to date. We have more fundraisers planned and will continue to update the site. Thank you in advance for your donations.
In September 2011 my daughter Halli Lomayaktewa, was selected to participate with the People to People Student Ambassador program to travel to Australia in June 2012. Since that time my family and I have been raising funds for the tuition into the program. Your donations will help Halli reach her goal and travel to a place she can only dream of...
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