Osceola Consulting again presented a scholarship at the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of California (AICCC) 20th Annual Native American Heritage Month Luncheon on November 16, 2018 at the Grand Californian Hotel, Disneyland Resort in Anaheim . The “American Indian Chamber Scholar,” Scholarship was presented to Taylor Brooks, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, and a student at the University of California, Los Angeles. Osceola Consulting’s’ founder and CEO, Kevin Narcomey, presented the Scholarship to Taylor Brooks, who was one of six Native American Students receiving AICCC Scholarships.
Narcomey commented that, “Osceola Consulting has sponsored the AICCC’s American Indian Scholar program for five years, and will continue to do so to facilitate Native Americans in overcoming their historically low participation in California higher education.
The Chamber’s annual celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, proclaimed by The President for November of each year, recognizes Tribal, and Native American Community Leaders with the “Warrior Award.” Recipients of the 2018 Award were Dennis Hendricks, Former Tribal Council Chair, Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians; and Paula Starr, former Executive Director of the Southern California Indian Center, where she served for 30 years, who received a special “Lifetime Achievement Award.”
PHOTO: Kevin Narcomey presenting the Osceola-sponsored American Indian Chamber Scholar, Scholarship to Taylor Brooks.