Student from Juneau graduates from university in Netherlands
Heather Michaelin Harris, daughter of Pat Tynan and Rick Harris, graduated from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, in the Netherlands with a master’s degree in business. She is a graduate of Juneau Douglas High School and Western Washington University, bachelor’s degree in industrial design. She accepted a position with Damen Group, a worldwide ship building conglomerate, and continues her career in the maritime industry.
Woman from Juneau earns Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems Excellence Award
Rebecca M. Evenhus, born and raised in Juneau, was recently awarded the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems Excellence Award for Littoral Combat Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Keyport, the Navy announced.
As a part of a training team, Evenhus assisted in coordinating and monitoring three interim courses at two Littoral Combat Ship training facilities, mass communication specialist 2nd Class Ethan Carter said in a news release. The team’s efforts contributed to 33 sailors receiving essential training required to operate the Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package on the ships. During this time, the team used approved online collaboration tools to receive student feedback, assist instructors and provide students information on test operations.
Fish Alaska Magazine awards Appanage Fishing 2021 Editors’ Choice Award
Appanage Fishing’s Scent Striker received a Fish Alaska Magazine Editors’ Choice Award in its Best Fishing Tackle 2021 categorym, Appanage Fishing announced.
Appanage Fishing is a Juneau-based manufacturing company that makes the patent-designed Scent Striker fishing lure. The company debuted its Scent Striker product at the 2019 Juneau Public Market.
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