Peninsula people and communty news

Posted: Monday, May 07, 2001

Soldotna student named to dean's list

Cortney Ann Engleman of Soldotna was named to the dean's list at Seattle Pacific University for the winter quarter. Students on the list have completed at least 12 credits and attained a 3.5 grade point average or higher.

She is the daughter of Ronald and Victoria Engleman of Soldotna.

Nikiski student selected for leadership conference

Sabrina Johns, a Nikiski Middle-Senior High School student, was selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference on Medicine and Health Care, a six-day leadership development program for outstanding high school students held July 24-29 in Washington, D.C. She will join 200 other students from across the United States and from 35 countries.

During the conference, students will attend workshops and classes, where they study the distinctions of leadership.

She is daughter of Anna and J.W. Johns of Nikiski.

Association elects new officers

The Anchor Point Community Association recently held its semiannual meeting, and the following officers were elected:

David McKinney, president;

Vi Gerald, vice president;

Joy McMayhill, treasurer;

Shari Daugherty, secretary;

Dixon Ingram, trustee;

Lydette Ingram, cemetery sexton primary contact;

Helen Donner, cemetery sexton secondary contact.

In other news, the cemetery was officially named the Kallman-Anchor Point Cemetery in honor of the Kallman family, which donated the land to the community.

Thirty-year reunion planned

A reunion for the Kenai Central High School class of 1971 will be held Aug. 10 and 11. Organizers are seeking held with ideas, planning, addresses and memorabilia. For more information or to help, call 262-9681.

Nominations sought for Physician of the Year

The Alaska Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 2001 Family Physician of the Year.

Each year, the academy awards one family physician the title of Family Physician of the Year on the basis of outstanding service to patients and community and devotion to family practice. The only other requirement is that nominees be members in good standing of the Alaska Academy of Family Physicians.

Individuals are encouraged to send letters of nomination to the academy describing why their family physician should receive the award. This allows patients to recognize the service provided to them by their physician.

Nominations are due no later than May 20 and should be submitted to the Alaska Academy of Family Physicians, P.O. Box 231793, Anchorage, AK 99523, by fax to (907) 258-9584 or e-mailed to

The physician for Alaska will be honored during the academy's annual Scientific Assembly held June 14-17 in Seward.

USS Long Beach reunion planned

The USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association will hold a reunion Sept. 11 through 16 at the Hawthorn Suites in Kent, Wash. For reservations, call (253) 395-4318.

For more information, call Don Shade at (716) 569-2314 or go to

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