Kodiak Daily Mirror - Achievers June 5
Achievers: June 5
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Will R. Dumm of Kodiak High School won a National Merit Scholarship to attend Montana State University-Bozeman.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Monday approximately 1,600 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and


MSU is among the leaders in the nation for recipients of the prestigious Goldwater and Truman Fellowships.

MSU is a comprehensive, land-grant university with programs in Liberal Arts, Basic Sciences, Agriculture, Arts & Architecture, Business, Nursing, Education, and Engineering. Students are encouraged to participate in honors program

offerings, student internships, and national/international exchange programs.

“The National Merit Scholar designees join approximately 2,500 other college-sponsored award recipients who were announced in late May,” NMSC said in a statement.

College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

This year, 181 colleges and universities are sponsoring about 4,100 Merit Scholarship awards. Sponsor colleges include 106 private and 75 public institutions located in 44 states and the District of Columbia.

Dumm’s probable college field of study is undecided.

Anna Anderson Named to Dean's List at Bethel University

Anna Anderson, a Senior at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been named to the Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2014 semester. She is the daughter of Mark and Andria Anderson from Kodiak, AK.

The Dean's List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater.

Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with approximately 6,600 students from 49 states and 31 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, with courses offered online and at satellite locations, with additional seminary locations in San Diego and on the East Coast, Bethel offers bachelor's and advanced degrees in nearly 100 fields. Educationally excellent classroom-based and online programs equip graduates to make exceptional contributions in life-long service to God and the world.

Robert L. Richmond - Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

1961 Kodiak High graduate, attorney Robert L. Richmond, of Richmond & Quinn, has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Richmond is a senior litigator in the firm’s litigation defense firm. Since the founding of Richmond and Quinn nearly 40 years ago, he has been trying cases throughout Alaska, involving personal injury, air crashes, product liability, and employment issues. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and is active in IADC and FDCC, and is a Proctor in Admiralty and is past president of the Defense Counsel of Alaska.

The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.

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