Chenoa Scippio is enrolled with the Navajo Nation and is also affiliated with the Pueblo of Santa Clara. She is currently a full-time fourth-year undergraduate student at The University of New Mexico (UNM) double majoring in Population Health and Native American Studies. She serves as the Southwest Regional Representative on the National UNITY (United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.) Executive Committee.
Chenoa is a Cobell Scholar, American Indian Graduate Center Scholar, Chief Manuelito Scholar, and a two-time Udall Foundation Undergraduate Honorable Mention. She has also received the Honor Roll award four consecutive semesters and recently had an article published in the Albuquerque Journal.
On and off campus, Chenoa is involved in a variety of student organizations and programs dedicated to service and giving back to the greater Albuquerque community. She is Co-President of KIVA Club, Treasurer of Native American Studies Indigenous Research Group (NASIRG), fourth year American Indian Student Services Ambassador, and third year New Mexico Health Career Opportunities Program Ambassador. With skills learned in her degree program and extracurricular activities, Chenoa aspires to achieve social justice in Indigenous communities as a public health professional concentrating in community health and health behavior interventions. After graduation, she plans to pursue a Master of Public Health at UNM.