Photo: McNeil donates to new endowment fund

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Pictured are, from left, President and CEO of Sealaska Corp., Chris McNeil Jr., Mary McNeil, Sealaska Heritage Institute Trustee Ethel Lund, SHI Trustee Bob Hamilton, SHI President Rosita Worl, SHI Trustee Nancy Barnes and SHI Trustee Marlene Johnson. McNeil and his wife, Mary, have donated $100,000 to the institute to endow a new scholarship fund, named in honor of the late Tlingit leader Judson Lawrence Brown. The Judson L. Brown Endowment Fund will initially award $5,000 annually to a Sealaska shareholder or descendant of a shareholder who demonstrates outstanding academic performance and leadership.

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