Congratulations to AIC Ambassador, Elena Jacobs-Polanco (Lumbee), who has been recognized by the Udall Scholarship Foundation with an Honorable Mention! Polanco is UNC-Chapel Hill’s second American Indian student to be recognized by the Udall Foundation.
“I am so proud of Elena and all her accomplishments,” said Amy Locklear-Hertel, director of UNC’s American Indian Center. “Elena is a hard-working Native student scholar and leader at Carolina. She holds great promise for the future of Native nations in the state and beyond. I know she is worthy of this great honor and I’m pleased the Udall Foundation believes so as well.”
Read the full announcement here: http://honorscarolina.unc.edu/elena-polanco-receives-honorable-mention-udall-foundation/