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Gareth Gage Hack

Gareth Gage Hack

Brian and Jennfier Hack of Nikiski announce the birth of their son, Gareth Gage Hack, at 5:09 a.m. on June 7, 2015. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 inches. He joins siblings Lynnea, Alan, and Kari. His grandparents are Frank and Laurie Hack, Candie Miller, and the late Vern Miller.

Tyler Little and Bri Pearson announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Trip Little at 2:07 p.m. on May 27, 2015. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 oz. Ben joins his brother Ryan. His grandparents are Greg and Michelle Pearson of Soldotna, Brian Little of Soldotna, and Cheryl West of Sterling. His great-grandparents are Beth Martin of Kenai, Gary Martin of Burnet, Texas, and Ed and Nikki Pearson of Soldotna. His great-great-grandfather is Milton Schuman of Silver Spring, Maryland.

Matthew Sterchi of Kenai has been named to the Dean’s List at Montana State University Billings for the 2015 spring session. The Dean’s List is an honor roll of undergraduate students who earn 12 or more credits which are not of a Pass/No Pass nature and who earn a grade point average of 3.50 or better.

Noelle B. Schmitter-Schrier of Soldotna was named to the Honor Roll at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee for the 2015 spring semester. To qualify for the honor roll, a student must be enrolled in at least 16 credit hours of academic work and must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better.

Adam Byrne of Soldotna graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado on May 2. Byrne received a bachelor’s degree with a major in Exercise Science – Sport Administration option .

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Benjamin Trip Little

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