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Achievers: Bringing out the best from clarinet, tuba
• Air Force Airman Melissa K. Sekerak graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Sekerak is the daughter of Joe Sekerak and sister of Justin Sekerak, both of Woody Way Loop, Kodiak. She...
May 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - May 23, 2012
• The Kodiak Island Borough School District paid tribute to 11 employees Monday for decades of service to Kodiak’s students. The district recognized eight employees for 25 years of service and three more for 30 years of service. 25 years: Kodiak High School teacher Darcy Glagolich; Port Lions School aide/custodian Georgia Kramer; Kodiak Middle School teacher Mary Linscheid; Districtwide educational technologist La...
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Achievers - May 18
• Two Kodiak High School students earned honors in the Alaska State Activities Association All State Art Show. Kyra Anderson won second place in drawing and Olivia Anderson won first place in printmaking. • Chris Paulson, son of Steve and Shelley Paulson of Kodiak, graduated May 29 from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. A 2008 graduate of Kodiak High School, Paulson was awarded first in his class o...
May 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - May 17, 2012
• The Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District has announced a sister-brother pair as winners in the National Association of Conservation Districts annual poster contest. Deborah Bitanga won second place in the grade 7-9 category, and Rafael Bitanga, won honorable mention in the grade 4-6 category. Deborah’s and Rafael’s posters had to earn their way to the national competition. They both won first place in the...
May 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - May 16, 2012
• Kodiak High School students Amanda Blott and Sara Thomas are among 40 area sophomres selected to attend the Alaska Hugh O’Brian Youth Alaska Leadership Seminar. They will join more than 1,000 young leaders representing as many high schools throughout Alaska. The seminar will be held May 17-20 at Alaska Pacific University. • Perlita Alcaide of Kodiak is among the 2,172 graduates of the University of Alaska Anchor...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - April 26, 2012
• Christina Roe of Kodiak was among 600 students at Eastern Oregon University named to the dean’s list for the 2012 winter term. • Elks student of the quarter Josiah Fish is a sixth-grader at Kodiak Christian School. He excels academically and enjoys assignments that are challenging. He is involved in activities outside of school as well. AWANA, the Kodiak Kingfishers Swim Team and a paper route keep him busy. Jos...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - April 20, 2012
Shaun Walton is the son of Anthony and Cindy Walton. He is a sixth-grader nominated for the Elks award because of his great attitude, conscientious manner and kindness.   Not only is Shaun a committed and accomplished wrestler, but he also plays baseball (catcher), football, and competes in the soapbox derby.   He also shows very high achievement at school, especially in the areas of math, science and reading. Sha...
Apr 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - April 19, 2012
• Army Pvt. Kristoffer M. Cunanan has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Cunanan is the brother of Marlyn Madriaga of Perez Way, Kodiak, and a 2011 graduate of Kodiak High School. • Marlon Branson of Kodiak was recognized at the Jamestown College (N.D.) honors convocation held April 12 as a college fellow in physical education. • Michelle Canete of Kodiak was recognized at the Jam...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - April 12, 2012
• Twenty new Kodiak High School members were inducted into the National Honor Society April 3 in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Guest speaker principal Bill Watkins congratulated students and parents for their accomplishments. He emphasized the leadership role of the members, who help their peers make good decisions. The new members are juniors Cole Christiansen, Jessa Fortaliza, Brandon Mahle and Joshua Medina,...
Apr 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers: April 5
• Kodiak nonprofit Island Trails Network received the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Alaska Region partner of the Year Award on March 29. Since 2009, Island Trails Network has partnered with the Kodiak Refuge Youth Conservation Corps to assist in conservation projects. In 2011, Network workers removed 30,000 pounds of marine debris from the Kodiak refuge. In addition to those in the YCC, students were brought in...
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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