2012 Scholar

Lucas W. Bratvold
Leech Lake Tribal College

Lucas W. Bratvold
Lucas is a citizen of the Red Lake Nation. Prior to attending college he was a Staff Sergeant in the US Air Force. He is now a student at Leech Lake Tribal College and is active in many areas on campus. He is the founder of the student veterans’ club, a peer mentor, and also a student research intern for a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. He is currently working toward his A.A. in Liberal Education and plans to pursue a four-year degree, followed by a master’s and possibly PhD. Lucas’ career interests include educational administration or tribal administration.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar



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