Peninsula People

Posted: Monday, February 12, 2007

Elks table tennis results

· Steve Anderson and Joe Szczesny won the Soldotna Elks Lodge’s doubles table tennis tournament during the Peninsula Winter Games on Jan. 25. Darren Jones and Brannon Ames placed second, and Matt Faris and Wayne Brooks placed third.

· Wayne Brooks and Gary Brumley won the Elks doubles table tennis tournament Feb. 2. Joe Szczesny and Chad Botirius placed second, and Tom Monnie and Chuck Winters placed third.

· Matt Faris and Steve Anderson won the Elks doubles table tennis tournament Thursday. Bob Sizemore and Chad Botirius placed second, and Darin Jones and Tanner Hansen placed third

The Elks hold table tennis tournaments every Thursday night beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Bob at 262-5130.

Area students named to dean’s, president’s lists

The following students have been named to the dean’s and president’s lists at their respective colleges:

· University of Idaho — Cody John Michael, College of Education; Lucy Marie Ross, Elisha Marie Tarries and Sarah Ann Todd, College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences; and Clayton Winfield Harrison, College of Art and Architecture.

· University of Wyoming — Jennifer Lynn Carpenter, president’s list.

· Barton County Community College in Kansas — Travis Mills, president’s list.

Foster to study in Italy

Former Soldotna resident Scott Foster has been chosen to study in Florence, Italy through Harding University’s International Program.

Foster, a sophomore studying mechanical engineering, will be among 41 students spending his spring semester focusing on architecture, art, music, language and theater history.

Glenzel named director of peninsula Special Olympics

Peninsula resident Amber Glenzel has been named director of the central peninsula community program for Special Olympics of Alaska.

The community director will oversee sports training and competition programs for people with intellectual disabilities in the Kenai, Sterling, Kasilof, Cooper Landing and Soldotna communities.

Glenzel has a bachelor of science degree in anthropology. She is married to Eric and has three children. She also has coached for the Native Youth Olympics.

She is a care coordinator through Hope Community Resources.

Kilfoyle, Pfaffe hit the road

Former resident Rebecca Kilfoyle and former Sterling resident Aleksandr Pfaffe have been selected to perform with the St. Olaf College band’s 10-city tour to the Pacific Northwest.

The band will be conducted by Timothy Mahr and will play a mix of classic and contemporary works.

Kilfoyle is a freshman and plays the clarinet.

Pfaffe is a freshman and plays the French horn.

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