Evelyn is an avid chess player in Fairbanks, AK. Her passion for chess drove her to approach her teacher and ask if she would be the sponsor to start a club at her school. The chess club is now incredibly active, hosting tournaments for the school and the community at large. Most recently, Evelyn worked with UAF and coordinated a tournament on an even larger scale. Evelyn is a quiet leader who leads by positive example. She is incredibly respectful and works with the appropriate parties to allow for her idea to come a reality. This activity encourages individuals to stay off of technology and utilize their brains!
- Home Town Fairbanks
- School District Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
- Award Category Role Model