‘They think all I do is draw’
Shandiin Yessilth, the Fulton Schools’ Outstanding Fall 2019 Graduate in Construction Management, is among Diné women bringing construction, architecture, design and community planning skills to Native American communities. She is currently gaining experience in an internship with Kitchell Corporation, a major construction contractor in the Southwest. Yesslith is being mentored by a fellow Diné, Kim Kanuho, a planner and president of a Native-owned design company, and also is managing construction labor on a project led by Diné architect Tamarah Begay. Yessilth plans to return to ASU in the fall of 2020 to pursue a master’s degree in sustainable engineering. Read about other exceptional Fulton Schools fall 2019 graduates.