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Achievers: April 15
Anastasia Skonberg, a Kodiak High School senior, received a Spirit of Youth Award in the category of cultural pursuits for her work teaching Alutiiq to seven elementary school classes. Skonberg has taken Alutiiq classes, studied tribal resources and attended culture camps. She plans to study anthropology and Alaska Native studies at University of Alaska Southeast in the fall. John Dunlop, Anna McDonald, Levi Purdy...
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Achievers: April 1
Kodiak CAP wins state contest Led by Coach Esley Ottesen, high school students Samantha Torkildsen and Evan Josh Jones from the Kodiak Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron excelled in the CyberPatriot VIII State Round held Jan. 29-31, demonstrating teamwork, critical thinking skills, and technical knowledge key to a successful career in cybersecurity. The team’s performance earned it Alaska’s first-place award and ...
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Achievers: Feb. 19
The Alutiiq Museum named Anna Donaldson its 2015 Volunteer of the year. Anna is an illustrator from Oregon. She moved to Kodiak in July of 2015,with her husband Jake Donaldson, a member of the Coast Guard, and their yellow Labrador retriever Luna. Although Anna is new to our community, she is already involved.As a volunteer, Anna works mainly with collections, cleaning and labeling artifacts and caring for archive...
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Achievers: Feb. 5
Benjamin Kirchenschlager of Kodiak was named to the Fall Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall semester. Two students from Kodiak were named to the The Montana State University 2015 fall semester President’s Honor Roll. Will Dumm and Axl Levan complete 12 credit hours with perfect 4.0 grade point averages. Kodiak ballet student Adalyn Ellsworth will travel to Las Vegas Feb. 12-14 to compete i...
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Achievers: Jan. 29
Nova Javier, borough clerk for the Kodiak Island Borough, was installed as first vice president of the Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks Executive Board on Nov. 17, 2015, at the annual AAMC meeting in Anchorage. According to a release from the organization, this will lead to her ascension to president in November 2016. Javier has served KIB for 15 years, 10 as clerk. She was previously second vice president o...
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Achievers: Oct. 16
Elisha Fields and Isaac Fields made the academic Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University. These students were honored for a spring 2015 grade point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 1,880 students receiving the same honor. Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian university located in Azusa, California.
Oct 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acheivers: Ashley Rohrer named to dean’s list at Grove City College
Ashley Rohrer, a freshman music education student at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, has been named to the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester, a news release from the college said Thursday. Ashley is a 2014 graduate of Kodiak High School and is the daughter of Dan and Jill Rohrer of Kodiak. “We’re proud of her,” Jill Rohrer said during a phone interview, explaining that the Rohrers have relatives in Penn...
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers: Justin Blott graduates from Air Force pilot training
Second Lt. Justin Blott, a 2013 graduate of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., graduated from the U.S. Air Force Specialized Pilot Training Program in Del Rio, Texas, on May 21. The 26 members of his class each received about 200 hours of flying instruction, 60 hours of simulator instruction and more than 500 hours of classroom instruction pursuing subjects in instrument flight procedures, applied a...
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers: Bohac passes automative test
KHS Automotive student James Bohac successfully passed the Automotive Service Excellence tests in General Engine (G1) and Brakes (A5). Automotive teacher Bill McGuire said Bohac will attend UAA and pursue a degree in diesel mechanics.
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers: Port Lions students honored
Port Lions School recently recognized three outstanding high school students who were inducted into the National Honor Society. Cody Robustellini, left, Korena Nelson and Anthony Hoedel-Lukin have demonstrated excellence in the areas of academics, scholarship, leadership, service and character. All three students are currently sophomores at Port Lions School.
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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