Young leader

CIRI descendent Marissa J. (M.J.) Heyward was sworn in to the Anchorage Youth Court (AYC) Bar Association after passing the fall 2010 bar exam. AYC provides opportunities for Anchorage youth to learn about the legal system while also helping juvenile offenders learn personal accountability. M.J. is the daughter of Beth Rochford-Ornt and CIRI shareholder Michael Heyward, who was a member of AYC from 1990-1992. She is the granddaughter of CIRI shareholder Lydia and Christopher Heyward. Her great-grandmother is CIRI shareholder Jennie Larson.