The Edna P. McCurdy Scholarship Foundation was formed by Ounalashka Corporation to provide scholarships for post-secondary education to its shareholders and their descendants. Scholarships are offered to full-time students only at this time.
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Congratulations to the following Edna P. McCurdy Scholarship recipient graduates!
Laresa H. Syverson recently graduated from the Florida School of Natural Arts. She graduated with a specialty in massage therapy and is currently practicing as a massage therapist in Unalaska at the Aleutian Chiropractic Health Center. Laresa received perfect scores in her coursework at this accredited educational center and stands out as an example of one of the Edna P. McCurdy Scholarship Foundation’s first graduates from a ‘trade’ school.
Anfesia “Sweetie” Tutiakoff received her Associates in Applied Science in Human Services in May 2013 with honors (cum laude) through the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). She will be attending UAA this fall and will be graduating next year and will receive her Bachelor of Science degree. She currently works part-time at the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Community Development Association (APICDA) and also interns with the Aleutian Islands Pribilof Islands Association, Inc. (APIA).