Education Director, LaTitia Taylor and Acting SUIMA Director Pat Hauschild congratulate Sakarii Goodtracks on a job well done as she transitions from a toddler classroom to a primary classroom.
Hundreds of parents, family and students listen to the beat of the drum at the opening ceremony of the Southern Ute Montessori Academy’s Transition Ceremony held at SunUte on Thursday, May 25.
Miss Southern Ute, Lorraine Watts welcomes students, faculty and parents to SUIMA’s Transition Ceremony held at SunUte Community Center on Thursday, May 25.
Guest speaker and fellow alumni, Lakota TwoCrow encourages transitioning students to follow their heart, encouraging them to be leaders.
Sage Velasquez happily accepts her transitioning certificate as her grandpa, Jack Frost Jr., picks her up.
Chad Benally proudly shakes SUIMA Director Pat Hauschild’s hand as he accepts his upper elementary walking certificate.
Upper elementary students proudly stand and pose with Ute Language guide Shawna Steffler. L-R: Harmony Reynolds, Autumn Sage, Dominique Rael, Shawna Steffler, Ethan Rock.