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Achievers: Dec. 6
Kodiak Middle School has released its list of Rotary students of the month. Two students, a male and a female, are chosen by school staff each month in recognition of outstanding performance within and out of the classroom. Students are recognized at a Rotary luncheon monthly. Sixth grade • Lauren Hosier is a hardworking and caring sixth grader with a keen sense of humor. She always has a smile on her face. She co...
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Achievers: Nov. 8
The Kodiak Elks Club has named its Kodiak High School and Kodiak Middle School honorees for the first quarter of the 2012-2013 school year. Each quarter, the Elks recognize one student from each grade level in high school and two students from each grade in middle school for academic and extracurricular success: • Solomon Himelbloom is one of the sixth-grade Elks students for the first quarter. Solomon is the son ...
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Achievers: Nov. 1
Air Force Maj. Aaron Mahoney has been appointed to the Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev. Commonly called the Air Force’s “Top Gun” school, the Weapons School takes in Air Force experts in multiple fields and gives them graduate-level instruction during a six-month course. Attendees of the school do not have to be pilots, and upon their graduation are considered experts in the fie...
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Achievers: Oct. 11
• Northwest Mississippi Community College has announced the establishment of the Joe and Carolyn Floyd Scholarship, named for the longtime Kodiak residents and Northwest alumni who donated money to establish the fund. Joe Floyd, who was raised in Askew, Miss., played football and baseball at Northwest from 1948 to 1950. After graduating, he served in the Air Force and met Carolyn in Oregon. The two returned to Mis...
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KMS Rotary Students for September 2012
KMS Rotary Students for September 2012 Rafael Bitanga, 6th grade Rafael is a kind, outgoing student who stands out among his peers because of his excellent character. He has a positive attitude towards learning and a willingness to help others. Rafael is not afraid to do what is right even if it isn’t popular. He is often the first student to volunteer to help out when needed. In addition, Rafael earns good academ...
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Achievers: Sept. 6
• Former Kodiak resident Michael Parkhurst graduated from Lower Columbia College with an Associate of Science Transfer Degree on June 15 with a 3.94 grade point average. Parkhurst, who attended Kodiak High School up to his sophomore year before moging to Washington, plans to attend Gonzaga University in the fall to earn a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering. He belonged to Phi Theta Kappa and was on the Pres...
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Kodiak High School FCCLA club returns from Orlando convention
Eleven members of the Kodiak High School chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America traveled to the FCCLA National Leadership Conference on July 2 in Orlando, Fla. with adviser Darcy Glagolich. In an email to the Daily Mirror, Rendon Corpuz said the group visited Disney World and Universal Studios during its downtime after meeting some of the 7,000 FCCLA members who attended the conference. Cor...
Aug 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - July 26
• Eli Griffin, 12, has been accepted to the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program’s Middle School Academy, which begins next week. The academy is a selective two-week program at the University of Alaska Anchorage for students entering sixth, seventh or eighth grade in the fall after the camp. Griffin, a rising seventh-grader, said he had to write an essay to be selected for the camp. “I wrote that it would...
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Achievers - July 12, 2012
Mark Schreiter of Kodiak received a $1,400 grant from the Wyoming State Historical Society to conduct research for a book titled “Wyoming Jack O’Brien and the Western Identity.”
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Achievers - July 5, 2012
2010 Kodiak High School graduate Jake Barnett is serving in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard, a branch of the president’s honor guard. Jake enlisted in January 2011. Jake’s sister McKenzie Barnett, a rising KHS senior, is taking part in the Summer Seminar program at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. McKenzie is interested in appointment to the Naval Academy. They are the children of Mike...
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