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Achievers: March 21
• Kodiak resident Isaac Fields has been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University in southern California. Fields, a chemistry major, achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or better, sharing the honor with 1,698 other students at the 10,000-person campus. • Leila Pyle of Kodiak and Chloe Hawkins of Old Harbor have returned to the archipelago after attending the Alaska Youth for Environmental Ac...
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Achievers: March 14
• The Natalia Shelikof Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution sponsor a “Good Citizen” essay-writing contest each year for three Kodiak High School seniors. McKenzie E. Barnett, selected by three non-DAR judges, was the winner of the Kodiak contest. McKenzie’s essay was submitted by the local chapter to the chairman of the state contest. The State Conference will be held in Anchorage,...
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Achievers: March 7
• Anelise Zimmer and Brenda Castonguay have been named winners of the Spirit of Youth Award, a statewide program to recognize Alaska teens for their accomplishments in several different categories. Zimmer and Castonguay were honored in the “Science and the Environment” category for their volunteering work with the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. • A team of three Kodiak High School culinary arts students finished...
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Achievers: Feb. 28
Kodiak Middle School teachers have chosen the Rotary students of the month for February 2013. In sixth grade, the honorees are Nicole Osborne and Kevin Maramba. In seventh grade, Jhun Daniele (J.D.) Agonoy and Abbie Senda are the picks. For eighth grade, Sarah Quiliza and Frankie Guevara were chosen. Sixth grade • Nicole is an intelligent, thoughtful and kind sixth grader at KMS. Her intelligence is daily evident ...
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Achievers: Feb. 21
Ayaka Ikawa, Annie Looman, Robyn Burnside and Grant Lorenson have been named the Elks students of the quarter for the second quarter of the year at Kodiak High School. • Ayaka, a freshman at Kodiak High School, is the daughter of Hiroyuki (Hiro) Ikawa and Og Youn (Diane) Hwang. This multilingual student, gifted musically and academically, is a pleasure to have in class. Ayaka plays violin in the KHS Chamber Orches...
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Achievers: Feb. 7
Editor’s note: Last week’s Rotary achiever note provided by Kodiak Middle School for eighth-grader Frank Ulatan contained several errors. A corrected notice is printed below. • Frank Ulatan, son of Marlynne Fangonilo, is an eighth grader at KMS and being recognized through Rotary for not only his demonstration this month for high character and academic traits, but for his continual demonstration throughout the sch...
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Achievers: Jan. 31
• Jaelyn Larsen won the St. Mary’s National Geographic Bee on Jan. 11, defeating 10 other students in grades five through eight. Jaelyn will find out in March if she qualifies for the state geography bee on April 5. • Earl Chaven Davidson has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Anderson (Ind.) University. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0...
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Achievers: Jan. 24
More Kodiakans have been nominated to the nation’s service academies by Alaska’s Congressional delegation. Each academy makes final admissions decisions based on academic and physical qualifications, but nomination is a required step in the process. McKenzie Barnett has been nominated by Rep. Don Young and Sen. Mark Begich for the U.S. Naval Academy, and Ethan Stobbe was nominated by Rep. Young for the U.S. Air Fo...
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Achievers: Jan. 17
In an epic nail-biter of a spelling bee on Tuesday, 28 Kodiak Middle School spellers showed their word skills by competing in the most intense and difficult bee in recent memory. It took nine rounds to declare the winners, but eventually Drew Lightle came out on top, followed by Eli Griffin. Both spellers will advance to the district bee on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Going out in round s...
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Achievers: Jan. 10
Matthew Chavarria of Kodiak has been listed on the fall 2012 dean’s list at the University of Portland. Chavarria, a sophomore chemistry major, had at least a 3.5 grade-point average.
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