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Timothy Saner

Timothy Saner

Timothy G. Saner, EIT, of Kenai, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Saner is the son of Teresa Saner of Washington and Stan and Shellie Saner of Kenai.

Derek Davis Gibson, of Soldonta, recently received his degree from Mars Hill University in Mars Hill, North Carolina. Gibson, a religion major, delivered the invocation at the ceremony.

Trevor Barber, of Sterling, has been named to the dean’s list at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande for fall term 2014. Trevor is among 518 students to earn this distinction. 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.

Lydia Ann Hummel Ames has been accepted into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps. She will attend the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut for the Basic Officers Training Course from January-June 2015. She will then be commissioned starting at the rank of ensign to work on NOAA research vessels.

Lydia graduated from high school in Soldotna and earned her bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry at Lewis and Clark University in Portland, Oregon.

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