NeighborsDigest

Staff reports

Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2005

SAGA hosts camp

SAGA's Eagle Valley Center is hosting a Junior Adventure Camp for youth ages 10 and 11 from July 16 to 19. This overnight residential camp combines traditional camp activities with outdoor adventure education. Cost is $95 and includes meals, lodging, supervision, instruction and group gear and equipment.

Juneau student makes Oregon State honor roll

Juneau resident Robert Ryne B. Cuanzon made the scholastic honor roll for the winter term at Oregon State University.

To be on the honor roll, students must carry a 3.5 grade-point average and at least 12 graded hours of course work.

Honor students named at UAF

Juneau and Gustavus residents have been named to the dean's and chancellor's list at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Juneau students who made the dean's list include: Clarabelle Abad, Reid Dihle, Dennis Hall, Travis Larsen, Andrew Lutz, Courtney Mason and John Wagner. Gustavus resident Heidi Robichaud also made the dean's list.

Juneau students who made the chancellor's list include: Sarah Croteau, Bryan Diebels, Megan Emerson and Robert Sikes.

Students receiving a 4.0 grade-point average are placed on the chancellor's list, while those with a grade-point average between 3.5 and 3.99 are named to the dean's list.

Matthews on President's List

Heather Matthews of Juneau was named to the dean's list at Liberty University for spring 2005 semester.

Students named to the dean's list earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and carry an academic load of at least 12 credit hours.

Thibodeau named to President's List

Axel Nielson Thibodeau, a sophomore from Juneau, was among the 842 students named to the Gonzaga University President's List for fall semester. Students must earn a 3.7 or better grade-point average to be listed.

Vacation Bible School begins Monday

Children ages 3 to 12 are invited to Vacation Bible School during Safari Week, beginning Monday at Faith Lutheran Church at 2500 Sunset Drive.

The Rev. Dan Doran and his wife, Carol, will help lead singing, Bible study, crafts, games and sports from 9 a.m. until noon through July 1.

Members of the Alaska Mission for Christ, a statewide mission program that matches community needs with the talents of Christians from other churches nationwide, will also be on hand during Safari Week.

To register for VBS, call 789-7568. Church affiliation is not required to attend.

Local businesses award readers

Kids borrowing items from the Juneau Public Libraries this summer can enter a contest and be rewarded by local businesses. Each Tuesday a drawing will be held from the names of kids who have participated. Prizes will be given each week. This week's winners were:

• Scott Funk - TEMSCO Helicopters glacier explorer tour for two.

• Mali Tamone - Gift certificate from the Amazing Bookstore.

• Adriana Khan - Gift certificate from the Alaskan Fudge Co.

• Addie Rumenda - The Ultimate Sol Flyer color-changing disc from Del Sol.

• Nolan Campbell - Bike helmet from Foggy Mountain Shop.

• Jack White - Gift certificate from Peer Amid Beads.



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