Community News and Notes

News and Notes

Barkman makes Dean’s List at Montana Western

Elyssa Barkman of Soldotna has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Montana Western in Dillon, Montana, for the 2016 fall semester. To achieve this honor, students must be enrolled full-time or for 12 semester credits and carry a minimum 3.33 grade point average.

McDonald on President’s List at LeTourneau

Austin McDonald of Soldotna, a Junior studying Chemistry, has been named to the Fall 2016 President’s List at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. The President’s List recognizes students who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the semester to receive this honor.

Danielson makes Dean’s List at LeTourneau

Olen Danielson of Kenai, a Junior studying Engineering, has been named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.99 for the semester.

Kuntz makes Eastern Oregon Dean’s List

Dylan Kuntz of Soldotna has been named to the Dean’s list for the fall 2016 term at Eastern Oregon University in LaGrande, Oregon. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded coursework for the duration of the term.

Beck named to Dean’s List at Montana State

David Beck, a freshman Mechanical Engineering major from Kenai, was named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Montana State University in Bozeman. The Dean’s List recognizes students who earn at least a 3.5 GPA during the semester.

Call for Volunteers at Peninsula Winter Games

Volunteers are needed from the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 21. For more information call the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce at 907-262-9814.

Coast Guard Auxiliary hosts safety classes

— The Kenai Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a class called “GPS for Mariners” for boaters, hikers, and other sport enthusiasts who would like to know how to use a GPS or Global Positioning System device. This class will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Jan. 28 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association Building located at 40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road in Kenai. Registration is $35. All materials will be provided. Registration deadline is Jan. 27. Contact Allan Christopherson at 690-0750 for more information or to register.

— About Boating Safety, (ABS), is a boating safety class which will be taught by the Kenai Coast Guard Auxiliary. This will be offered from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 10 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 11. Registration is $35. All materials will be provided. The class will be held at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association Building located at 40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road in Kenai. The deadline for registration is Feb. 9. Contact Allan Christopherson at 690-0750 for more information or to register.

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