While involved in the PenPal Program, which connected students from Alaska with students from Uganda, Ron emotionally supported his penpal who had been a victim of police brutality at the height of the Black Lives Matter movement this summer. Ron also created a supportive and safe space for other students to process this story and the events taking place.
- Home Town Kodiak
- School District Kodiak Island Borough School District
- Award Category Phoenix, Visionary, Dreamer