Jessi McMullen, of Chugiak High, and Cierra Steinke, of Eagle River High, have been awarded the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship, which will allow them to live and study at a high school in Germany next year. The exchange organization, jointly funded by the United States Congress and the German Bundestag, awards scholarships to students from the United States to study in Germany.
Air National Guard Airman Jordon D. Thompson, of Eagle River, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Zane and Robin Painter Treesh of Eagle River will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary on May 14. They were married May 14, 2002 at Bethel Baptist Church of Smileyville. Missouri. Rev. James Croft officiated. Attendants were James Treesh, father of the groom, and Berkley Painter, sister of the bride. Parents of the couple are James and Linda Treesh of Wasilla and Robert and Donna Painter of Emden, Missouri.
As a beauty pageant contestant, Brandy Wendler is used to being in the spotlight.
Air Force Airman Kelci J. Moffitt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Jack Pappas, 18, of Eagle River, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Nov. 29, 2011.
Eagle River’s Erik Scott Moore was recognized on April 22 as a High Scholar by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in conjunction with the All-University Honors Convocation.