Community News and Notes

Two Kenai Peninsula students were awarded 4-year scholarships at Safari Club’s fundraiser banquet on April 4.

Kilina Klaich is graduating first in her class from Nikolaevsk School. She has excelled in sports and leadership, and this is her sixth year volunteering for SCI. Kilina plans to major in Nursing at Bob Jones University. Her parents are Steve and Bea Klaich of Nikolaevsk.

Sarah Newberry is graduating from Interior Distance Education of Alaska. She is an accomplished dog trainer and has done several mission trips to Mexico and Russia as well as volunteering for SCI since early childhood. Sarah plans to major in Biology and Wildlife Management at KPC and University of Alaska Fairbanks. Her parents are Bill and Melody Newberry of Soldotna.

This year’s essay topic was, “Should shooting sports such as biathlon or rifle team be allowed in the schools?”

Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula Chapter of Safari Club International is a non-profit organization dedicated to wildlife conservation, education, humanitarian efforts, and protecting our hunting heritage.

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