As part of the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Agriculture has assisted with identifying sources and securing food in a timely manner, whether it has been for food banks or for New Mexico’s Nations, Tribes and Pueblos.
Leah, a senior and active athlete at LAHS, proposed an option for Native American students to wear a traditional sash at the graduation ceremony to celebrate their culture in a respectful way. Board President Ellen Ben-Naim acknowledged Leah’s ability to accomplish this policy change in a diligent manner. “We recognize you and your months and months of effort,” Ben-Naim said.