ANICA Inc. awards scholarships to rural students

Posted on August 14, 2013 

Arnold Hamilton, President of Alaska Native Industries Cooperative Association, Inc. (ANICA, Inc.) announced recently the selection of ANICA, Inc.’s scholarship awards for the year 2013. ANICA, Inc., founded in 1948 by Native Alaskans, is a Native owned cooperative serving general merchandise retail stores in Bush communities throughout Alaska. Each year, top high school seniors from member villages are selected to receive scholarships based on scholastic aptitude and their commitment to the local community. This year saw the addition of our Continuing Education Scholarship, for older students who wish to further their education.

Merit scholarships:

Precious Lincoln

White Mountain, AK

University of Alaska, Anchorage...............................$3,500.00

Marina Koonooka

Gambell, AK

University of Pittsburg..............................................$1,500.00

Norman Lee

Buckland, AK 

University of Alaska, Fairbanks.................................$1,500.00

Cheryl Nagaruk

Elim, AK

University of Alaska, Anchorage................................$1,500.00

Nicole Tickett

Shungnak, AK

University of Alaska, Fairbanks....................................$500.00

Olympia Westlock

Emmonak, AK

University of Alaska, Anchorage..................................$500.00

 

Vocational Scholarships

 

Antone Ukatish

Nanwalek, AK

ATVEC......................................................................$3,500.00

 

Della Walton

Noatak, AK

ATVEC.......................................................................$1,500.00

 

Continuing Education

 

Magdelyn Lee

Shungnak, AK

University of Alaska, Anchorage.................................$2,000.00

 

The ANICA, Inc. Scholarship Program was established in 1990 and has been instrumental in helping Alaska high school graduates further their education. ANICA, Inc. is committed to providing the highest level of service to our members, and through our scholarship program we hope to extend this commitment to the future leaders of our communities. 

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