Brown named Project Strive/TRiO Student of the Month

Chadron State College student Makayla Brown of Hershey, Nebraska, is the Project Strive/TRiO September 2019 Student of the Month. Brown is a junior majoring in social work and minoring in psychology and creative writing.

Each month, Project Strive/TRiO recognizes a participating student based on his or her work in the program and other activities on campus or in the community.

Chadron State College's Project Strive/TRiO program, located in the lower level of the King Library, is an academic enrichment program committed to help students succeed. Project Strive also focuses on career exploration, cultural and social enrichment and self-awareness. To be eligible for the program, a student must be one of the following: A first generation student where neither parent has a four-year degree, meet low income status based on U.S. Department of Health and Human Services criteria, or have a documented disability. For more information, visit

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