Proud to be Bilingual/Bicultural Essay Contest

The 2011 application will be posted soon.

RachelEssayWin.jpg

Our 2010 Grand Prize Winner is Rachel Sorensen of Dillingham High School. Way to go Rachel!

Ina Bouker, teacher
Craig Crebar, principal
Dillingham High School
Dillingham City Schools

Read about Rachel in The Bristol Bay Times

2010 AKABE Essay Winners by Grade Division

Click on image to view student's essay

Grades 9-12 Division

Grades 6-8 Division

Grades 3-5 Division

akabelogo.jpg
First Place
Francis Nicholai
Yup'ik

Elizabeth Steven, teacher
Talbert Bentley, principal
Z.J. Williams Memorial School
Lower Kuskokwim School Dist

akabelogo.jpg
First Place
Kimberly Typpo
Yupik

Melissa Gill, teacher
Agatha John-Shields, principal
Ayapriun Elitnaurvik
Lower Kuskokwim School Dist

akabelogo.jpg
First Place
Ransom Dubois
Chuukese

LindaMae Scolman, teacher
Shari Merrick, principal
Anderson Elementary
Fairbanks North Star Borough
School District

akabelogo.jpg
Second Place
Helen Nelson
English

Ina Bouker, teacher
Craig Crebar, principal
Dillingham High School
Dillingham City Schools

akabelogo.jpg
Second Place
Temyka Ayuluk
Yup'ik

Melissa Gill, teacher
Agatha John-Shields, principal
Ayapriun Elitnaurvik
Lower Kuskokwim School Dist

akabelogo.jpg
Second Place
Soneeta Vue
Hmong

Bridgette Preston, teacher
Dan Molina, Principal
Pioneer Peak Elementary
Mat-Su School District

akabelogo.jpg
Third Place
Lorrene Chiklak
English

Ina Bouker, teacher
Craig Crebar, principal
Dillingham High School
Dillingham City Schools

akabelogo.jpg
Third Place
Karlo Mandani
Pampango & Tagalog

Andrea Allen, teacher
Sven Gustafson, principal
Romig Middle School
Anchorage School District

akabelogo.jpg
Third Place
Alison Pleasant
Yup'ik

Melissa Gill, teacher
Agatha John-Shields, principal
Ayapriun Elitnaurvik
Lower Kuskokwim School Dist








Special thanks this year also goes to those teachers & students at the above named schools, Clark Middle School (ASD),Pilot Station School, (LYSD) Delta Elementary School (DGSD), and Arctic Light Elementary School (FNBSD) who also submitted essays.

Essay Winners & Essays from years past here