Youth Educational Incentive Prize Winners

apple-256263_1920To encourage youth to attend and excel at school, CIRI conducts twice-yearly cash prize drawings for students in grades 7-12 who maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or above and students with perfect attendance. Each winner receives a $100 gift card.

Please join us in congratulating the following CIRI shareholders and confirmed descendants who qualified for the drawing on the basis of their first-semester GPA, attendance record, or both.

In Anchorage:

Kristopher James Teofilo Concepcion Anaruk,
Yup’ik and Filipino
Child of Samuel Anaruk
Anchorage, Alaska

Winter Angifak Concepcion Anaruk,
Yup’ik and Filipino
Child of Samuel Anaruk
Anchorage, Alaska

Joseph Richard Butzke,
Iñupiaq
Child of Jonathan Butzke
Anchorage, Alaska

Mauri Bella Butzke,
Iñupiaq
Child of Jonathan Butzke
Anchorage, Alaska

Hannah Jade Juliussen Gibbs,
Dena’ina Athabascan and Aleut
Child of Charlene Juliussen
Anchorage, Alaska 

In Alaska, outside Anchorage:

Denali Christine Bernard,
Iñupiaq
Child of Michael Bernard
Kenai, Alaska

Alie Michelle Minium,
Iñupiaq
Child of Henrietta Minium
Nikiski, Alaska

Matthew Randa Minium,
Iñupiaq
Child of Henrietta Minium
Nikiski, Alaska

Cheyenne Willow Petro,
Athabascan and Iñupiaq
Child of Kathleen McCord
Nenana, Alaska

Isabelle Marie Saam,
Athabascan
Child of Teresa Stephan
Palmer, Alaska

Outside Alaska:

Grace Isabella Carlson,
Aleut, Athabascan, Iñupiaq, and Yup’ik
Child of Teresa Carlson
Las Vegas, Nev.

Ashley Rae Kashevaroff,
Aleut
Child of Norman Kashevarof Jr.
Monticello, Minn.

Aleshanee Katherine Nikita,
Athabascan
Child of Daniel Nikita
Santa Fe, N.M.

Morgan Rochelle Purdy,
Athabascan
Child of Meggan Purdy
Franklin, Ind.