Navajo Nation’s Highest Academic Honor Awarded to a Sartan

Abrianna Notah-Johnson, a 2023 graduate of St. Pius X High School, achieved a remarkable milestone as the first SPX recipient of the Chief Manuelito Academic Excellence Award, the highest academic honor from the Navajo Nation. Her success stemmed from active participation in dual enrollment programs with Dine College and the Navajo Technical Institute, opening the door to her eligibility for the award.
Abrianna Notah-Johnson
Amidst her outstanding dedication and academic excellence, Abrianna received the news over the summer of her $7,000 annual award. The significance of this achievement was highlighted through a live-streamed ceremony accessible on the Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship & Financial Assistance's official Facebook page. Congratulations Abrianna on your exceptional academic feat! More at
Chief Manuelito Scholarship