Chance Shank

Chance graduated from high school this year with two associates degrees, an Associate of Science and Associate of Arts General Program, with Cum Laude honors.

  • Home Town Dot Lake
  • School District
  • Award Category Role Model

Charlie Menke

Charlie has been a volunteer coach every Sunday afternoon for the youngest hockey players of the Homer Hockey Association for four years. He is also a strong leader of Homer High School’s Student Council and Peer Mentor Program.

  • Home Town Homer
  • School District Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
  • Award Category Role Model

Jordan Julich

Jordan runs her own non-profit organization called Jordan’s Junk for Joy. Her organization helps raise money for Special Santa, which helps brings the spirit of Christmas to families in need.

  • Home Town wasilla
  • School District Matsu
  • Award Category Dreamer, Role Model

Molly and Lauren McCabe

Molly and Lauren McCabe raised more than $10,000 for cancer charity, which was donated directly to the Children’s Hospital at Providence.

  • Home Town Anchorage
  • School District Anchorage
  • Award Category Humanitarian, Lifesaver

Native Student Leadership Council at East Anchorage High School

The Native Student Leadership Council (NLC) at East High School is an active group of Alaska Native and American Indian students who want to share their pride, cultural values and traditions with the community.

  • Home Town Anchorage
  • School District Anchorage School District
  • Award Category Visionary, Role Model

S.A.V.E. Alaska’s Education: Abigail Burke, Fatoumata Sabally, Jakira Starks, Ana Hokenson

When middle school students were informed about the overhaul happening in their schools, Abigail Burke, Fatoumata Sabally, Jakira Starks and Ana Hokenson decided it was time for action. They created a gofundme account in an effort to a trip to Juneau to advocate for middle school education. By October, they had enough miles and money to commit to a trip for all four girls to go to Juneau during the 2018 legislative session.

 

  • Home Town Anchorage
  • School District Anchorage School District
  • Award Category Phoenix, Role Model