Homer Alaska - Schools

Story last updated at 1:43 PM on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District


March 19: Classes resume after spring break.

student opportunities

American Legion Auxiliary Girls State and American Legion Boys State

Applications for Girls State and Boys State should be turned into school counselors by April 4. Check for applications for scholarships and Girls and Boys State at Homer Highs counselor office, Connections, Flex School, schools across the bay and at American Legion Post 16. Contact Darlene, 235-6789, or the post, 235-8864, for more information and/or applications.

Youth Rally

Homer Electric Association is offering scholarships to the annual Youth Rally in Caldwell, Idaho. Applications are available at www.homerelectric.com. Deadline for entries is April 2.

Student scholarships available

The Alaska State Fair: Applications should be mailed or hand-delivered to the Alaska State Fair, 2075 Glenn Highway, Palmer, Alaska 99645, and must be received by 4 p.m. April 20. See www.alaskastatefair.org.

American Legion Auxiliary: For high school seniors and people returning to school; $500 for B- or C-student high school seniors, deadline is April 12.

The Homer Foundation: Alain and Daniel Rieser Scholarship; Homer Community Science Scholarship; Health Care Providers Scholarship; Drew Scalzi Memorial Maritime Scholarship; Diane Wambach Shoot for the Stars Scholarship; Kachemak Bay Medical Clinic Scholarship; Beluga Tail / Tale Writing Scholarships; applications may be requested by mail, phone or email, picked up at the Homer Foundation or Homer High School counselors office or downloaded from the Foundations website at www.homerfund.org, click on forms. Deadline for all applications is 4 p.m. April 19.

The Kachemak Board of Realtors: three $750 scholarships to graduating seniors; see school counselor for application details or call Gina Pelaia at 235-6183 or 399-6183. Deadline is April 15.

KBEA, the Kenai Borough Employees Association: Three scholarships of $500 each; applications and instructions are available from any borough high school counselors office or on the web, www.borough.kenai.ak.us; must be delivered or postmarked by March 30; can be mailed or dropped off at the Kenai Peninsula Borough, KBEA Scholarship Committee, 144 N. Binkley St., Soldotna, AK 99669.

Kachemak Bay Chapter of Alaska State Employees Association: $500 to a graduating senior from the Kachemak Bay area. The deadline for submitting the application is April 20. For information or scholarship applications, contact Carla Milburn or Marnee Beverage at 235-8191.