Archive of: Achievements



Sarah Miller July Issue 2 2013

Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller, a 2013 graduate of Chugiak High School, recently completed her Girl Scout Gold Award by refurbishing and installing new school signs at Chugiak Elementary School. The Gold award is the highest honor in Girl Scouts. Sarah is a member of Troop 664.

Chugiak High grad wins northwest Emmy July Issue 1 2013

Chugiak High grad wins northwest Emmy

Being in the running for a National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences northwest chapter award was the highlight of filmmaker Kyle Aramburo’s career. “I was super excited just to be nominated,” the 1999 Chugiak High graduate said. That moment was quickly superseded when Aramburo won a directing Emmy for “Ketchikan: Our Native Legacy.”

Hopper among Grammy quarterfinalists July Issue 1 2013

Hopper among Grammy quarterfinalists

Robin Hopper, a music teacher at Homestead Elementary, has been named one of 217 quarterfinalists for a Grammy Music Educator Award, the Foundation announced in May. “This came out of the blue for me,” Hopper said during an interview with the Star last month.

Estrada rides again June Issue 4 2013

Estrada rides again

Actor Erik Estrada and the Blue Knights of Alaska are once again teaming up to help raise money for Dare to Care, a Chugiak-based nonprofit that helps feed lunch to school-age children. The 2013 Ride to End Childhood Hunger will take motorcyclists from Anchorage to Wasilla on Saturday, June 29.

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