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Student Services

Mission 

The Comanche Nation K-12 Student Services Program is to provide supplementary assistance to Comanche tribal enrolled children and youth for basic back to school needs.

Services 

School Clothing Assistance
All enrolled Comanche tribal children and youth that are in Kindergarten through 12th grade are eligible for back to school clothing assistance.

 

High School Senior Assistance
High schools seniors will receive assistance towards the purchase of cap/gown/announcements OR senior portraits. If a deposit is required, it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to make this payment. All payments for senior orders are made to the vendor. K-12 Student Services Program will not provide reimbursements on senior orders.

 

Application Process

The parent or legal guardian must submit a new application (one per child) every school year.

 

It is the policy of CN K-12 Student Services that all information regarding the status of the application be given only to the legal parent or guardian of the student.

All completed applications must be submitted to the program office. Applications must be complete with all required documents before assistance is rendered.

 

The following documents must be attached with completed application:

  • Tribal enrollment card or letter.  
  • Report Card for the previous school year (will accept progress report or awards) or form letter completed by student’s school official or a class schedule for middle and high school students.
  • Legal documents (custody order, power of attorney, etc.) stating legal custody/guardianship of student, if applicable.

Documents being submitted via email need to be in one of the formats:  PDF or JPEG.  Cell phone photos will not be accepted.

Assistance options are a gift card or clothing voucher for the purchase of clothing and/or school supplies. 

Handle gift card(s) as if it were a credit card, check or cash. Lost or stolen cards cannot be replaced.

Completed applications are processed by date received.

 

The following are not permitted: toiletries; consumable items such as foods/drinks; gas; cell phones; phone cards, game cards and music cards; sports gear; make-up; body sprays/colognes; purses and accessories.

Receipts

Receipts are to be returned to the Program Office.

High School Seniors

High school seniors will receive assistance towards the purchase of cap/gown/announcements OR senior portraits.  If a deposit is required, it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to make this payment.  All payments for senior orders are made to the vendor. K-12 Student Services Program will not provide reimbursements on senior orders.

The vendor must have a completed W9 on file with the Comanche Nation Finance Office before payment is rendered.

All services are provided once per program year.

The K-12 Program does not assist with the following: Pre-K/Head Start; Day Care; Musical Instruments; Vocal Lessons; Senior Rings; Prom; Homecoming; Cheerleading; Sports or Sports Gear; Camps; GED; Job Corps; Private Schools; Tutoring; Summer/Night School; ACT/SAT Testing; Driving School/Drivers Ed; Leadership Conferences; Home School Curriculum; Laptops/Desktops/Tablets or Post High School Special Needs.

 

Student Services

Physical Address:
1608 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK 73502
Phone: (580) 492-3280
Fax Number: (580)-492-5089
Mailing Address:
PO Box 908
Lawton, OK 73502

Email

Student Services
Gwendolyn Pesewonit
Director

Staff

Leigh Johnson
Administrative Assistant

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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