Aurora V. Trujillo
Pueblo of Taos
Aurora Trujillo, of Taos Pueblo, N.M., will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a minor in public health from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She plans to continue her education with a master’s degree in public health policy. A varsity athlete, Trujillo wants to improve the health of American Indians through prevention with physical activity and nutrition, along with integrating traditional living. She strongly believes improved health will strengthen native culture and communities, create opportunity, and empower youth. She is also interested in environmental and social issues affecting community health.