In the photo: (left to right) Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty, Newcomb Coach Dominique Richardson, and Delegate Rickie Nez in Window Rock, AZ on April 17, 2019.
The Newcomb Skyhawks were recognized during last week’s Spring session of the Navajo Nation Council. Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty and Delegate Rickie Nez celebrated their recent athletic achievements, as well as their sportsmanship. The boys basketball team are district champions and state runner-ups in the New Mexico Class 2A.
In the photo: (center) Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez welcomed Newcomb Skyhawks players and staff during their visit to the Navajo Nation Council in Window Rock, AZ on April 17, 2019.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez welcomed Newcomb High School basketball players and coaching staff to his chambers, where he spoke to them about how exciting their state games were, and the importance of being resilient, good role models in their communities. The Skyhawks invited President Nez to speak at their graduation on May 23, and he has graciously accepted!