Peninsula People

Posted: Monday, April 26, 2004

Homer youth to attend USAFA science program

C/Capt. Zachary Schindler of Homer recently was accepted into the Air Force Academy Summer Science Program. He also is being considered for a four-year Army ROTC scholarship.

Schindler is a member of the Alaska Wing and Civil Air Patrol. CAP is the civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force.

Schindler competed against about 2,000 other applicants for one of 600 openings. He was evaluated on his academic achievements and civic and athletic involvement and had to obtain an endorsement from his Air Force Academy liaison officer. He also had to provide a resume outlining his accomplishments.

Schindler is interested in pursuing nanotechnology certification in a materials science and engineering program. He hopes to be accepted into the NASA space program as a mission specialist.

He is the son of Mariah Wolf and a junior at Homer High School.

Brantley awarded scholarship

Soldotna resident Josh Brantley recently was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from Valley City State University in Valley City, N.D., for the 2004-05 school year. He was chosen to receive the scholarship based on his grade point average, ACT or SAT scores and his high school class ranking.

Brantley is the son of Galen and Patty Brantley.

He is a senior at Soldotna High School.

Soldotna resident makes dean's list

Janna Christine Schaafsma of Soldotna recently was named to the dean's list for the winter quarter at Seattle Pacific University. To be named to the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and have completed 12 credits.

Clark graduates college

Angie Clark of Fountain, Minn., will graduate from The College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minn.

Clark has achieved her master's degree in occupational therapy. She currently is interning at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

She is the daughter of Kathy Clark of Soldotna.



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