Nebo stu­dents learn how to write their own script

Serve Daily - - BUILDING COMMUNITY - By Lana Hiskey

present and honor your fu­ture.

At a young age, Reyes de­cided that he On Oct. 14, stu­dents from each Nebo was not smart enough to ex­cel in school. School District high school were in­vited Then a teacher in high school no­ticed his to spend the morn­ing at the district of­fice graf­fiti art in his note­book and called it to at­tend Naat’áanii Day, spon­sored by art. She told him he should be in an AP the Ti­tle VI In­dian Ed­u­ca­tion Pro­gram. art class; that changed his script. He chal­lenged Stu­dents and their coun­selors lis­tened each per­son in at­ten­dance to work to Dr. Kyle Reyes, assistant pro­fes­sor hard, find what they are pas­sion­ate about and sec­ondary ed­u­ca­tion and spe­cial and re­mem­ber that they are the own­ers of assistant to the pres­i­dent for in­clu­sion their scripts. at Utah Val­ley Univer­sity. The stu­dents It was an in­spir­ing morn­ing for all in also learned about Gear Up, a pro­gram at­ten­dance. There were 31 eth­nic­i­ties rep­re­sented that helps stu­dents with their col­lege as­pi­ra­tions. at the pre­sen­ta­tion rang­ing from Zylia Lopez, a coun­selor for Mo­hawk to Ton­gan, Bo­li­vian, Swiss, the Gear Up project, shared the ben­e­fits Navajo, English and Hopi. The word of join­ing. Naat’áanii in Navajo means one who

Through sto­ries and ex­pe­ri­ences, Reyes guides, di­rects or is looked up to for di­rec­tion shared the power of own­ing our per­sonal and growth. scripts. He em­pha­sized tak­ing charge of “Lead­ers can be adults, chil­dren and all how the scripts of our lives can change things liv­ing and nat­u­ral phe­nom­e­non. We de­pend­ing on the choices we make. Reyes can all be lead­ers in one sense or an­other; shared three tenets that can change how how­ever, the ti­tle must be earned and not we choose: honor your past, honor your self-pro­claimed,” said Brenda Beyal.

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