Sophia Hoss is a Retired Veteran with the United States Army National Guard of South Dakota. She has an Associate of Applied Science / Criminal Justice with National American University. Sophia works with the Sisseton Wahpeton College as the Extension Program Assistant and a Master Gardener. Sophia is in charge of conducting some workshops for the SWC College that are relevant to tribal culture, agriculture, food sovereignty, land management, & “birds & the bees” of nature. SWC Extension is co-sponsoring the SWC Science Fair with EPSCoR for STEM programs. SWC Extension Program is also working with the native youth in 4H programs throughout the two area Tribal Schools during their respected Afterschool Programs.