Graduating with honors Candace Blas, Chugiak High School graduate 2006, graduated cum laude from the University of Alaska, Anchorage -Spring 2014, with a degree in International Studies. Her first two years of college were spent in North Carolina at Wake Forest University and Appalachian State University. Currently, Blas is the campaign manager for Claire Ross (D) who is running for the Alaska State Senate, District K.
Congratulations to Chugiak-Eagle River students honored by the Alaska Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German at the eighth annual German Studies Awards Ceremony and Reception April 15.
Congratulations to the four Chugiak-Eagle River residents chosen for the Alaska Journal of Commerce’s 2014 Top Forty Under 40. The award, in its 15th year, honors individual talent efforts in the business and community sphere.
Congratulations to former Eagle River resident LCDR James “Jimmy K” Kenshalo, for being selected for the prestigious 2013 Order of Daedalians Exceptional Pilot Award. Kenshalo served as the pilot in command of an MH-65C helicopter during the daring rescue of six hypothermic hikers requiring immediate evacuation from a remote cove near Point Reyes, Calif, late last year.
The Alpenglow Ward Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is pleased to recognize the following individuals: Jordan Crowther, Webelos Badge; Bella Johnston, Advancement from Primary to Young Women; Bradley Kendall, Webelos Badge and Religious Knot; Nathan Walser, Bear Badge; Thomas Jensen, Bear Badge; Zion Bennett, Advancement from Primary to Young Men; Tate Porter, Wolf Badge; and Brock Hiett, Wolf Badge.