Ariel Talen-Keller, of Peters Creek, Mrs. Alaska United America and founder of Aero Femme Non-Profit Organization and Scholarship Fund, recently donated $500 for scholarships to the Alaska Military Youth Academy. Scholarships will be awarded on March 1 to graduates at AMYA graduation.
Air Force Airman Stephen M. Cochran graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Private First Class Isaac J. Wolf, a 2012 Chugiak High School Honor graduate, graduated Basic Marine Corps Training San Diego, California on Nov. 30, 2012.
Airman First Class Christopher Miller Graham, a 2012 Chugiak High graduate, graduated from Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas Oct. 19, 2012.
A pair of local students have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Fall term at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.
Air Force Airman Benjamin S. Carman, a 2012 graduate of Chugiak High School, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Army National Guard Pfc. Joshua L. Vanderlooven, a 2012 graduate of Eagle River High School, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael J. Amerson, a 2008 graduate of Eagle River High, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Eagle River’s Geoffrey Woods, 15, won the U.S. Western Region Irish Dance competition for boys age 15 in Bellevue, Wash., on Saturday, Nov. 17. He qualified for both the North American and World Irish Dance Championships. Woods will also represent Alaska and the U.S. at the World Championships in Boston the last week of March, 2013. Woods, a sophomore at Chugiak High, is in his eighth year with the Irish Dance Academy of Alaska under the direction of Noreen Wescott. The Western Region is comprised of dancers from Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Colorado, Arizona, California, Nevada and New Mexico. Woods is the son of Nathan and Sandra Woods of Eagle River.