Ruth Sensenig, a teacher at Susan B. English Elementary-High School in Seldovia, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Va. A total of 56 fellowships were awarded this year in support of further study of American history by college graduates aspiring to become teachers of American history, government and social studies, as well as experienced secondary school teachers of the same subjects. It will fund up to $24,000 of Sensenig’s course of study toward a master’s degree.
Grace Harrison of Homer graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts in public relations from Gonzaga University. Commencement was held May 12 at the Spokane Veterans’ Memorial Arena.
Stephen W. Bishop of Homer was on the University of Wyoming’s 2013 spring semester president’s honor roll. The honor roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester and took a minimum of 12 credit hours.