JYFL awards were recently presented to several local cheerleaders for their efforts on All Star teams, which recently performed in California. Junior Division members include Jenny Krauss, ReBecca Troutt, Michaela Hessee, Sara Manning, Richella Winters and Billy June Tonsgard. Senior Division members include Amanda Maus, Jamie Kennedy, Mica Lakip, Angel See, Christina Schultz and Stephanie Scanlon.
Erin Williams, a sophomore at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y., has been inducted into the school's chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, which requires students to complete two full semesters of work with at least a 3.5 grade point average. Williams is majoring in illustration in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Carol L. Martin Hartwe Russell has received a Bachelor of Science in Technology degree from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.
Jacob Dalton Sims, son of Chip and Brenda Sims, graduated from basic training in the U.S. Coast Guard on Sept. 22. He is stationed in Kodiak on the Coast Guard cutter Alex Haley. He will continue his training as a seaman apprentice and marine science technician.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Russell G. Shivers, son of Caroline and Russell Shivers of Juneau, is halfway through a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf while being assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He is a 1998 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate and joined the Marine Corps in 1999.
Juneau resident Darla Anderson, daughter of Dale and Honey Bee Anderson, has been awarded a $500 Whatcom Center for Early Learning Scholarship for the 2000-2001 academic year at Western Washington University. Brown is a working towards her master's degree and has a 3.77 grade point average. She plans to teach early childhood special education. Brown worked as a special education graduate assistant and a student teacher in 1999.