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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...
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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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Achievers - Jan. 19, 2012
Elks students of the second quarter Max Mutch, Andrew Carstens, Axl LeVan and Anna Engvall were selected for Elks student recognition at Kodiak High School for the second quarter of the 2011/2012 school year. Max, a freshman at Kodiak High School, is the son of Doreece and Sam Mutch. Athletic and academic describe how this young man is beginning his high school career. Max is already active in the Kodiak High Scho...
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Achievers - Jan. 12, 2012
Academic prowess • Kodiak resident Abby Reed was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa. Reed is a senior majoring in nutrition and dietetics. Dean’s list is earned by receiving a 3.6 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale. • Cailey D. Stevens, a senior economics major from Kodiak, is among the select group of Wellesley College juniors and seniors participating in The Madelein...
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Achiever - Dec. 29, 2011
Dean’s list Carolyn Craig of Kodiak has made the dean’s list at Furman University in Greenville, S.C. Craig is a pursuing a double major in biochemistry and English, and is in the music program. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Craig)
Dec 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers -Dec. 22, 2011
Graduate Brian Thomas Hansz of Kodiak has earned an associate’s degree in applied science, technical studies from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.
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