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Achievers - June 14, 2012
• Former Kodiak resident Justin Smith graduated this spring from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in history. He currently serves with the Colorado National Guard and was recently promoted to staff sergeant. Since graduating from Kodiak High School he has been deployed overseas in Iraq, Europe and Asia, and has attended numerous Army schools. He is the son of Roger Smith and Leslie Watson of Kodi...
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Achievers - June 12, 2012
Deborah Bitanga, Hannah Fish, Jori Lindquist and Arne Schick were selected for Elks student recognition at Kodiak High School for fourth quarter of the 2011-2012 school year. • Bitanga, a freshman at Kodiak High School, is the daughter of Patrick and Juliet Bitanga. Quiet yet determined to succeed, Deborah is a young woman to watch in the future. Already as a freshman Deborah is a member of the Kodiak High School ...
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Achievers: June 7
• The following students have been named to the chancellor’s list at Kodiak College for the spring 2012 semester: Thomas Campbell, David Spellman, Jason Tramonto and Brian West. To be selected for the chancellor’s list, an undergraduate student must complete at least 12 University of Alaska Anchorage credits (only courses graded with academic letter grades qualify) and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0. T...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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