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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 
The Comanche Nation Student Services Program has set a deadline of October 31, 2020 to submit applications for assistance with school clothing and/or school supplies.
The program sincerely apologizes for the inconvenience this has caused.
 
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. $200 via a gift card, per student per school year.

High School Senior Assistance
High school seniors will receive assistance with the purchase of cap/gown/announcements OR senior portraits up to $200. 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.

All applications are to be submitted online or by fax.
The following documents must be attached with a 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.

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 by either fax or email.

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.

 

Eligibility

Comanche tribal enrolled children and youth that are in Kindergarten through 12thgrade

 

 

Student Services

Physical Address:
1608 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK 73502
Phone: (580) 699-7240
Fax Number: (580)-699-7242
Mailing Address:
PO Box 908
Lawton, OK 73502

Email

Student Services
Gwendolyn Pesewonit
Director

Staff

Tiffany McIntosh
Administrative Assistant

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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