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Achievers - March 15, 2012
Julian Sterbick-Myers, son of Dr. Jerimiah Myers and Liza Sterbick of Wenatchee, Wash., just returned from eight weeks on the Sea Shepherd to port at New Zealand. Their mission through Antarctica is to the prevent whale harvest by foreign vessels. Julian, born in Kodiak and a graduate of WSU, works in the film industry and was director for all movie footage on the excursion. He has been in Kodiak each summer assis...
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Achievers: Kodiak elementary students triumph in reading challenges
As East Elementary School principal Paul Kubina smiled as he was duct-taped to a wall. At the start of the school’s second trimester, he bet that students couldn’t read 15 million words before the start of spring break. It was a bet he was happy to lose. By Wednesday morning, students had recorded 17,318,715 words. While teachers tore off strips of duct tape and did most of the hard work during a Wednesday assembl...
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Achievers -March 1, 2012
Scholars recognized The Rotary Club of Kodiak has recognized six middle schoolers for their achievements inside and out of the classroom. Sixth-graders Lydia Flerchinger and Talon Lindquist; seventh-graders Alex Larsen and Jasmine Parker; and eighth-graders Jeremiah Black and Mica Riina were honored at Tuesday’s Noon Rotary luncheon with certificates of achievement and a hearty round of applause. Pamela Dupras of ...
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Achievers - Feb. 23, 2012
DAR, Girl Scouts recognize local youths Kodiak High School student Arne Schick has won the Good Citizen essay writing contest sponsored by the Natalia Shelikof Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Schick was selected by three non-DAR judges of the Kodiak contest. His essay will be submitted by the local chapter to the chairman of the state contest, to be held in Fairbanks Ma...
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Achievers - Feb. 16, 2012
The Alutiiq Museum is proud to announce that Kodiak resident Carrie Williams Barker is the recipient of the 2011 Volunteer of the Year Award.  This honor, bestowed annually by the Alutiiq Museum, recognizes an person who has shown outstanding support for the museum’s work and its mission as an unpaid volunteer. “It was an unanimous choice,” said executive director Sven Haakanson in a statement. “The museum’s staff...
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Achievers - Feb. 9, 2012
Artists of the sea Art by two Kodiak High School freshmen is included in the Alaska SeaLife Center exhibition of the 2011-2012 Coastal America Ocean Art Contest. Deborah Bitanga won first place and Olivia Anderson won third place in the statewide contest. The show will be on display around the center in Seward until Feb. 27. The art will be sent to the National Ocean Art Contest in Washington, D.C., in March. The ...
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Achievers - Feb. 2, 2012
Elks name Kodiak Middle School students for the second quarter • Mekia Bushell, a sixth grader, has a kind and gentle spirit, always ready with a quiet smile and a helping hand. Mekia is willing to work with all of her classmates in a cooperative and enjoyable fashion. Mekia’s hobbies include basketball, swimming, reading, listening to music and hanging out with her friends. She plans to finish high school in Kodi...
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Rotary honors Kodiak Middle School students for December, January
• Janelle Co, an eighth grader at Kodiak Middle School, is a diligent student and maintains a high grade point average. She interacts well with her peers and also adults at KMS. She is an active participant in classroom discussions and works very well in small groups. She is not afraid to take a leadership role and guide other students. Currently, she is involved in volleyball. Her positive attitude and friendly d...
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak College dean’s, chancellor’s lists announced
The following students have been named to the chancellor’s list at Kodiak College, University of Alaska Anchorage, for the fall 2011 semester: Jamie Herron, Kalynn Irwin, Carly McCormick, Isaac Milligan, Rose Ann Ramos, Douglas Robinson and Amy Wagner. To be selected for the chancellor’s list, an undergraduate student must complete at least 12 UAA credits (only courses graded with academic letter grades qualify) a...
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sierra Buress tops in Kodiak spelling bee
The Kodiak Island Borough School District 2012 Spelling Bee was held Jan. 19 in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod. Ten town spellers and 11 rural spellers competed for the chance to participate in the 2012 Alaska State Spelling Bee contest in March. East Elementary teacher Mathew Freeman hosted the district competition as master of ceremonies, and Michelle Griffin carried out the duties of pronouncer. Sall...
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