Douthits celebrate new addition
Sarah (Parker) Douthit and Alex Douthit of Homer announce the birth of their son, Dain Alexander, at 9:55 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2007, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19.5 inches.
His grandparents are Elizabeth DeSmidt of Sterling, Dan and Sherrie Dalhen of Kenai and Don Douthit of Sterling. His great-grandparents are Harvey and Nita Douthit of Soldotna, Jan Stiers of Kenai and Lucille DeSmidt of San Leandro, Calif.
Carew joins the Navy
Navy Seaman Recruit Jeffery K. Carew graduated from U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, he completed a variety of training, which included physical fitness, classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety.
He is the son of Theresa M. Bowden of Nikiski and Robert J. Carew of Kenai. Carew is a 2000 graduate of Nikiksi High School.
HEA student reps awarded scholarships
Two students representing Homer Electric Association, Adrianna Garcia and Molly Watkins, were the top two overall scorers at the Idaho Cooperative Utility Association (ICUA) Youth Rally in Caldwell, Idaho.
Garcia received a "highest scorer, first-year student" $600 educational scholarship. She was selected to represent Alaska on the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Youth Leadership Council. She also was selected by her peers to return to the rally in a leadership role as a 2008 returning student director.
Watkins, who second overall at the rally, received a $500 "first-year student" scholarship.
In addition, returning Student Director Christopher Hall, received a "second-year student" $600 educational scholarship for receiving the highest score of the second-year students.
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