Nestled in the heart of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Canyon Day is a small town where the horses meander down the main street, as if the majestic mountains surrounding the town have bestowed upon them a sense of ownership.
On October 14, 2023, Laney Lupe, an enrolled member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe, was crowned Miss Indian Arizona during the 62nd Miss Indian Arizona Scholarship Program held at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Laney is the tenth member from her community to hold the title of Miss Indian Arizona.
Native Women Scholars, Inc. is proud to announce our very own NWS Scholar, Laney Lupe, has received two outstanding awards for her stellar accomplishments as a student-athlete. Laney has received the NAIA Scholar-Athletes Award and the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Award.