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Tess Marriott, Program Coordinator

Tess Marriott

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Tess is originally from La Crosse, Wisconsin where she was raised and attended college. She received a BS in Criminal Justice from Viterbo University. After graduating from college, she moved to Colorado with her husband and has enjoyed living in the beautiful state of Colorado since 2016. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside with her family and their three dogs. Tess enjoys working with TRIO Upward Bound because she loves helping students to reach their full potential.

Paige Belinte, Academic Advisor

Paige Belinte

Academic Advisor
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Paige is from a community south of Gallup, called Chi’Chil’Tah, NM. She is Diné and her clans are Kinyaa'áanii, Tł'ááshchí'í, Ta'neeszahnii and Mą'ii deeshgiizhinii. Paige is an FLC alumni, graduating with her B.A in Art and M.Ed in Teacher Leadership. This is her sixth year in education and has worked as a teacher from art, English, College and Career Readiness, to Indigenous Wellness, as well as an advisor. When she is not working with students, Paige likes to make art, read, skateboard, weave, play with her four dogs or spend time with her family. She is excited to make full circle at Fort Lewis College with TRIO-Upward Bound in providing support and advocacy to students in their educational endeavors.