Pictured (L-R): William Bass, Joi Long, and Terri Lee Medina (Scholarship Committee)
Ho-Chunk, Inc. employee Joi Long has been awarded a scholarship to Little Priest Tribal College through an ongoing partnership between the college and Ho-Chunk, Inc.
Joi is a longtime employee with the company, serving as an Executive Assistant.
“Pinagigi! I am very honored to have been selected as the recipient for the LPTC Scholarship award,” said Joi, who is studying Federal Indian Law and Native American Literature. “This award will allow me to further my education and hopefully encourages others.”
The Ho-Chunk, Inc. and LPTC Scholarship Program was created to promote employee development and emphasize the importance of continuing education.
“Ho-Chunk, Inc. is a company striving to make a positive impact,” Joi continued. “They invest into their team members and provide fantastic opportunities like these.”
Scholarships are awarded up to three times per year through this partnership.
“Ho-Chunk, Inc. values education, this includes the personal and professional growth of its employees,” said William Bass, Ho-Chunk, Inc. Scholarship Committee and Community Impact and Engagement Manager. “That is why we have partnered with Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC) to create the Ho-Chunk, Inc. Employee LPTC Scholarship program.”
“We are so happy to announce that Joi Long is the spring 2022 semester’s scholarship recipient,” William added. “Congratulations Joi! We cheer you on as you pursue your educational journey!”