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Achievers: Nov. 27

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Achievers: Nov. 21
The Elks Club of Kodiak has named its middle school achievers for the first quarter of the 2013-2014 school year. Each quarter, the club honors one boy and one girl in sixth, seventh and eighth grades for outstanding performance in the classroom and the community. Honorees are chosen by the middle school staff, who also contribute a short citation. Sixth grade • The KMS sixth-grade teachers would like to recognize...
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Achievers: Oct. 17
• Two Kodiak College Adult Basic Education (ABE) teachers — one current, and one former — were honored at the Alaska Adult Education Association (AAEA) Awards Luncheon in Anchorage on October 9. Natasha Zahn Pristas, a Kodiak College ABE English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, received the AAEA’s only scholarship award, a $750 check. This scholarship is awarded to a member of the field with specific plans for ...
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Achievers: Oct. 10
• Bayside Fire Station volunteer Jim Pickett recently attended the Alaska State Fire Conference in Anchorage. During the conference, he competed in the self-contained breathing apparatus race, which required him to run 75 feet to turnout gear and put all the turnout gear on as quickly as possible. Pickett’s 48-second time earned him the first place plate. Pickett was also recently awarded the firefighter of the ye...
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Achievers: Oct. 3
Kodiak Middle School and the Rotary Clubs of Kodiak have released their achievers of the month for September. In sixth grade, the honorees are Lachlan Morris and Kara Mosley. In seventh grade, they are Kayleigh Wood and Rafael Bitanga. In eighth grade, they are Samantha Bryant and Rey Jacob Roy. Each month, teachers at Kodiak Middle School select one boy and one girl to be honored by the Rotary Clubs, and submit a...
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Kodiak Achievers: Sept. 19
• Wisconsin Lutheran College has named sophomore David Anderson to its football team. The college, located in Milwaukee, Wis., is an independent Christian school. • Julie Beehler has been named a student ambassador and peer mentor at Missouri Baptist University. Beehler is a junior majoring in human services. Missouri Baptist is a “Christ-centered university” located in St. Louis. • Danielle Willis, a freshman, ha...
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Achievers: Sept.5
Kodiak Middle School student Rafael Bitanga won second place in the Alaska Court System’s 2013 “Justice for All” annual poster contest in the category for grades five through eight. Students submitted two-dimensional artworks on the theme “Fairness, Diversity, Equality: Our justice system depends on them. What do they mean to you?” Statewide, more than 90 students entered in grades K-8. Bitanga’s work along with s...
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Achievers: Aug. 15
Kodiak Electric Association is pleased to announce that Jennifer Richcreek, regulatory specialist for KEA, has earned certification as a Qualified Environmental Professional by the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice. Achievement of the QEP certification is considered to be an accomplishment of the highest order, signifying strong professional and ethical standards in the arena of environmental manage...
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Achievers: Aug. 9
Scorching sun, torrential rains and high winds couldn’t dampen spirits at a weeklong environmental stewardship camp out of Old Harbor last week. This year’s camp was held on Sitkalidak Island and focused on the Alutiiq value of stewardship of the land, water and sky, according to Bobbi Anne Barnowsky, an organizer serving with AmeriCorps in the community. Though Barnowsky and six other AmeriCorps members had origi...
Aug 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers: Aug. 8
• Kodiak High School 2013 graduate Brandon Mahle won a $500 Alaska State National Scholarship. The American Legion baseball team Kenai Post 20 Twins — a squad he played for the past two summers — submitted his application. His application will now compete at the Northwest Regional level ($2,500) and possibly at the National World Series competition ($5,000). The scholarship is sponsored by Diamond Baseballs. • Lei...
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
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