Area student graduates from college
Katherine Lee Kornelis, of Kenai, graduated with a master's degree in May from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.
Soldotna student named to honor roll
Meghan Catherine Murray, of Soldotna, was named to the dean's list at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.
The honor roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who have earned at least a 3.4 grade point average and freshmen who have earned a 3.25 or better grade point average.
Skyview student named as national award winner
Crystal Chace, a student at Skyview High School, was named a national award winner in history and government by the United States Achievement Academy. This award is a prestigious honor very few students attain. The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.
Crystal is the daughter of Tim and Annette Chace of Fairbanks, and the granddaughter of Raymond and Betty Conde, of Soldotna, and Laverne Chace, of Colorado.
Student honored with special award
Kelly Kampen, of Anchorage, was honored with a Student Impact Leadership Award at an awards ceremony at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas.
He lived in the Kenai area while attending Kenai public schools and is the son of Earl and Hazel Kampen, of Anchorage.
Kenai student elected to honorary society
Tara Boedeker, of Kenai, was among 45 students attending Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. who were elected to the Eta chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and prestigious academic honor society.
Students are elected based on their academic performance in fields of liberal arts leaning, then a faculty of local chapter members elects the winners.
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