Felicia Teba

SAR-SPA Summer Intern


The Summer Policy Academy at the Santa Fe Indian School and the School for Advanced Research has signed a memorandum of understanding since 2010 to support one summer intern at the Indian Arts Research Center. The purpose of the internship is to help students affiliated with the Summer Policy Academy gain work experience, broaden their perspectives, and introduce them to the museum field. The SPA and SAR are pleased to welcome Felicia Teba as the 2013 SAR-SPA summer intern.

Felicia Teba is from the Pueblos of Acoma, Santa Clara, and the Navajo Nation. She graduated from the Santa Fe Indian School in 2012 and was valedictorian of her class. She now attends the University of Portland in Oregon, where she is double majoring in secondary education and history.

While in high school, she participated in the National Honor Society and track and field. During her senior year, she was president of the National Honor Society and served as the secretary for the senior class. While participating in track and field, she was awarded the Coaches’ Award, Ms. Perseverance Award, and twice the Student-Athlete Award. She was also a Century Bank Super Scholar and awarded the High School Prize for Scientific Excellence.

Felicia also participated in the Summer Policy Academy at the Santa Fe Indian School. She believes that having been a part of these various programs during high school have taught her leadership, perseverance, and communication. As she continues her college career, Felicia hopes to become a social studies teacher. She also hopes to inspire other young Native students to continue their school careers.

While at SAR, Felicia will be working on projects related to education, registration, and collections management.

Sponsored by Leadership Institute’s Summer Policy Academy

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