Story Last modified at 9:55 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Ramey Weaver, 21, of Eagle River is currently playing women's hockey in the World University Games in Erzurum, Turkey. She scored the game-winning goal that ensured the U.S. team would advance to the playoffs and guarantees that they will play in one of the two medal games.
Senior Gareth Sexton of Chugiak High School was one 110 high school seniors from across the country that participated in Ben Franklin Day for Scholars at Franklin College during the weekend of Jan. 29. The high school students visited the Indiana campus to interview with Franklin College faculty and receive consideration for top academic scholarships. Sexton was chosen to receive the Trustees Scholarship in the four-year amount of $56,000.
This article published in The Alaska Star on Wednesday, February 23, 2011.