Larry Pogemiller, right, the director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, visited the Leech Lake Tribal College campus Tuesday to meet with administrators and students. Also pictured, from left, are Megan FitzGibbons, an OHE who works with the Minnesota Indian Scholarship, and Carrie Jones, chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. Bethany Wesley | Bemidji Pioneer
Pogemiller visits Leech Lake Tribal College
CASS LAKE – It wasn’t until Veronica Kingbird began attending Leech Lake Tribal College that she flourished in school.
“I really struggled (in the traditional school system) and I think that was because they didn’t notice me,” she said.
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