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Posted: Monday, November 20, 2000

Area men enlist in Army

Benjamin D. Ruzicka of Anchor Point recently enlisted in the U.S. Army as a cavalry scout and has left for basic training in Fort Knox, Ky.

He is the son of Douglas D. and Debbie S. Ruzicka of Anchor Point.

Raul D. Ramirez of Seward recently enlisted in the U.S. Army's Delayed Entry Program, which allows an individual to join the Army, secure a guarantee and delay their actual departure for up to 365 days.

He will leave for basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., in July.

He is the son of Aurora L. Garcia of Seward and Raul N. Ramirez of Fort Lewis, Wash.

Russell L. Winger of Soldotna recently enlisted in the U.S. Army's Delayed Entry Program, which allows an individual to join the Army, secure their guarantee and delay their actual time of departure.

He enlisted as a food service specialist. He will leave for basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., in July.

He is the son of Russell G. Winger of Soldotna and Cheryl R. Dohnal of Spokane, Wash.

Miller receives scholarship

Natalie Jane Miller, a third-year engineering management student at the University of Portland (Ore.), has been selected as an E-Scholar by the Dr. Robert B. Pamblin Jr. School of Business Administration's Center for Entrepreneurship. The center focuses on not-for-profit and global entrepreneurship and innovation and technology management.

Miller will receive a $5,000 annual sponsorship to assist in funding a business venture of her own or to assist in developing and implementing strategies to improve existing enterprises. She will be partnered with a business from the Portland community.

She is the daughter of Fred and Bonnie Miller of Nikiski.

Linfield speakers excel in tournament

Brandon Wohlers of Kenai was a part of The Linfield College forensics team that completed its first tournament at the University of Oregon Oct. 27-29.

Wohlers and five other students from Linfield competed against 34 other schools. Linfield College is in McMinnville, Ore.

Skyview graduate receives degree

Ronald Bell II recently graduated from DeVry Institute of Technology in Phoenix. He received a bachelor's degree and graduated summa cum laude with a 3.94 grade point average.

Bell attended Kalifornsky Beach Elementary, Soldotna Middle School and Skyview High School.



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