The opportunity to help tribal students develop a plan, identify their strengths, and understand their motivation to succeed is very personal to me because we're restructuring the health and socioeconomic improvement for our families. That statement alone is a philosophical goal I never thought I would be able to have a substantial opportunity to reach, and I am grateful for the experience and the positive impact I hope to bring to the college. ”
As a first-generation college graduate, Tendore was also the first FBI Community Leadership Awardee from Wind River Indian Reservation in 2018, and in 2019, she was the first American Probation and Parole presenter from WRIR for Juvenile Service. Tendore brings expertise from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She also has experience in human services and completed the Leadership Wyoming program in 2020. Tendore, who is a member of the English as a Second Language (ESL) generation, aspires to establish a learning center that supports tribal language and oral history.