KPBSD District Stories

Jackson Blackwell | Soldotna High School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 13, 2017 at 2:21 pm

Jackson Blackwell Soldotna High School Class of 2017 The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and Soldotna High School have provided me and many other students with countless opportunities. Over my thirteen years in the district I have been challenged to excel and make a difference within the school and greater community. I credit my many […]

Izabeau Stalkfleet Pearston | River City Academy #Classof2017

Posted by on July 13, 2017 at 11:27 am

Izabeau Stalkfleet Pearston River City Academy Class of 2017 Class of 2017 Valedictorian Izabeau Stalkfleet Pearston has been a cornerstone of River City Academy since seventh grade. Izabeau graduates with a 3.98 GPA and a total of 16 college credits through JumpStart at Kenai Peninsula College (KPC). Her completed college courses include college algebra, trigonometry […]

Rick Jager | Port Graham School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 13, 2017 at 11:20 am

Rick Jager Port Graham School Class of 2017 During the Port Graham School 2017 graduation ceremony, natural storyteller, University of Alaska scholar, and graduate Rick Jager told the story of what helped him reach the finish line. Hard work and perseverance were part of it, but having a teacher who took the time to reach […]

Mikayla Clark | Ninilchik School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 13, 2017 at 10:58 am

Mikayla Clark Ninilchik School Class of 2017 Mikayla Clark has been an outstanding student at Ninilchik for the past 10 years. “I’ve had the pleasure of knowing her for the past six years, and during these years I’ve seen her grow into a mature, confident young woman,” said Principal Jeff Ambrosier. “Through the I-team process […]

Michale Meyers | Nikiski Middle-High School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

Michale Meyers Nikiski Middle-High School Class of 2017 Michale Meyers is the first high school graduate in his family, and has taken advantage of every opportunity throughout high school to prepare himself for the world of work. With a diploma in hand, eight semesters of welding courses under his belt, and a job already in […]

Vera Fefelov | Nikolaevsk School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 13, 2017 at 10:40 am

Vera Fefelov Nikolaevsk School Class of 2017 Vera Fefelov, is the Nikolaevsk Class of 2017 Valedictorian, graduating summa cum laude with a GPA of 4.105, with an incredible work ethic academically and athletically. Through hard and focused work she is graduating one year early. She has earned many academic and athletic awards during her tenure […]

Terence Paul Swenning | Nanwalek School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 13, 2017 at 10:31 am

Terence Paul Swenning Nanwalek School Class of 2017 Terence Paul Swenning is an inspiring graduate with exceptional determination, talent, and perseverance. Rather than taking a solely academic route through his schooling, Terence has demonstrated the ability to finish school with attention to academics, artistry, and athletics. Balanced with determination, Terence moves into the world with […]

Emily Koziczkowski | Kenai Central High School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 12, 2017 at 4:50 pm

Emily Koziczkowski Kenai Central High School Class of 2017 Emily Koziczkowski is a shining example of how life’s challenges shape who we become. Emily’s yearbook quote: “Life’s a climb but the view is great” exemplifies her approach to her education. She took the most rigorous classes offered at Kenai Central and still excelled. When she […]

Azary Reutov | Kachemak-Selo School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 12, 2017 at 2:19 pm

Azary Reutov Kachemak-Selo School Class of 2017 One of Azary Reutov’s most notable traits is his positivity. He is cheerful and supportive of classmates and a natural leader in school and out. His ready sense of humor, combined with his willingness to work hard, make him sought after as a teammate and friend. As an […]

Ben Peck | Hope School #Classof2017

Posted by on July 12, 2017 at 2:15 pm

Class of 2017 Ben Peck Hope School Ben Peck grew up in the small town of Hope, and attended Hope K-12 School which means that Ben spent most of his time in school with a wide variety of students ranging in age from kindergarten through high school. Not a normal high school for most young […]