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Xander Kinsfather

Xander Kinsfather

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Kinsfather family welcomes early arrival

Derek and Danielle Kinsfather of Nikiski announce the birth of their son, Xander Lorenzo Kinsfather, at 3:37 p.m. on May 27, 2014, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. He weighed 5 pounds, 5.5 ounces and measured 17.5 inches. He joins a sister, 3-year-old Alexa Nevaeh Kinsfather. His grandparents are David and Fonda Valverde, and Bernadette and the late Jack Kinsfather. His parents note that Xander was born 5 weeks, 6 days premature and spent 2 weeks, 3 days in the Providence NICU before getting to come home.

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Lott earns diesel technology degree

Michael A. Lott, a 2012 graduate of Kenai Central High School, graduated from Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix, Arizona with an Associates of Occupational Studies Degree in Automotive Diesel Technology II on June 13, 2014. Michael is the son of Michael J. and Natasha Lott of Kenai. Michael returned home to Kenai after graduation but his stay was brief as he was offered a job in state but out of town and began work June 16.

Daugherty named to Dean’s List at Southwestern Oregon

Mitchel Daugherty has been named to the Dean’s List at Southwestern Oregon Community College for the spring term. Students on the Dean’s List earn a GPA between 3.0 and 3.49.

Dimick named to Dean’s List at Virginia Tech

Connor W. Dimick of Soldotna has been named to the Dean’s List at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, for the spring 2014 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must attempt at least 12 credit hours graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the semester. Dimick is a junior majoring in architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

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