The University of Evansville (Evansville, Ind.) recently announced that Kevin Ulrich, of Chugiak, was among the students selected to hold public presentations on their international study, research, and internship experiences as part of UE’s sixth annual International Education Week, observed Nov. 12-16. Ulrich, a graduate of Chugiak High School majoring in Mechanical Engineering, presented “The Summer 2012 Mongolia Data Collection Project” on Nov. 13 in UE’s Ridgway University Center.
Mary Elizabeth Smith, FNP, a provider of family-oriented care has joined Dr. Daniel J. Young at the Center for Natural Medicine, Inc. in Eagle River.
Navy Seaman Mitchell P. Boehlen, a 2012 graduate of Chugiak High, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Army Pfc. Joseph M. Van Den Berg, a 2011 graduate of Eagle River High, has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Joshua S. Coleman, a 2010 Chugiak High graduate, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Zachary T. Warners graduated with honors from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Madeline Alexandra Smith was born on Sept. 24, 2012 at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage. She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and is the daughter of Kari and Robert Smith of Eagle River.
Dustin Holta, 15, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Aug. 21.
Kastle’s Kreations was voted “Best of Anchorage” as the top food truck/street vendor in the Anchorage Press 2012 Press Picks edition. The cupcake truck is owned and operated by Kastle Sorensen of Eagle River.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9785 and Ladies Auxiliary of Eagle River received the VFW National Outstanding Community Service Post Award at the VFW National Convention July 23 in Reno, Nev. The award was presented during an invitation-only reception.