Neighbors News: Local graduates university with honors; student earns place on President’s List; Girl Scout troop earns award

Neighbors News: Local graduates university with honors; student earns place on President’s List; Girl Scout troop earns award

Recognizing members of the community.

Daffodil Alinson graduates from Ashland University

Daffodil Alinson of Juneau received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing during Ashland University’s winter 2019 commencement ceremony on Saturday.

Alinson is graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors.

Ashland University is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university in Ohio andi s religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church.

Margaret Acquaah named to First Quarter President’s List

Margaret Acquaah of Juneau has earned a place on the President’s List at Randolph-Macon Academy for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year. Acquaah is a senior, and the daughter of Terry-Ann and Devon Francis of Juneau. Only students who achieve a GPA of 4.0 or higher are named to the President’s List.

Randolph-Macon Academy is a college-preparatory, coeducational boarding school for students in grades 6 through 12. Students in grades 9-12 participate in R-MA’s 91st Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, and have the opportunity to learn to fly through a unique flight program. The school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is located in Front Royal, Virginia.

Girl Scout troop earns award

Girl Scout Troop 4018 completed their Silver Award at the Cadette level last spring, by refurbishing a tree cross-section that hangs on the side of the Mount Roberts Tramway Nature Center.

They learned about trees and tree growth, counted the rings, researched events in Alaska history, and worked with Commercial Signs and Printing for several months to create a display that will help educate visitors about Alaska history and trees in our rainforest.

Girl Scout troop 4018 members Jayden Rosenbruch, Lauren Stichert, Anita Morrison, Sophia Owen and Sophia Ludeman pose with their display just after it was installed at The Nature Center last April. (Courtesy photo)

Girl Scout troop 4018 members Jayden Rosenbruch, Lauren Stichert, Anita Morrison, Sophia Owen and Sophia Ludeman pose with their display just after it was installed at The Nature Center last April. (Courtesy photo)

The troop presented their project to the Society of American Foresters Juneau Chapter Thursday at El Sombrero.

Troop members include Jayden Rosenbruch, Lauren Stichert, Anita Morrison, Sophia Owen and Sophia Ludeman.

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