I would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for their generous scholarship awards, which will assist me greatly to pursue a double-major in Justice and Political Science with minors in Psychology and Social Work at the University of Alaska Fairbanks this fall:

 -PEO National Chapter

-Elks Club Soldotna

-Elks National Foundation

-Kawabe Memorial Fund

-Jim Martin Scholarship Foundation

-Kenai Borough Employees Association

-Kenai Peninsula Administrator Association

-Seward Businesses

-Subway of Seward

-Alaska Peace Officers Association

-Side Out Foundation

-Veterans of Foreign Wars, Anchor Point Post 10221

-University of Alaska Fairbanks Human Achievement Scholarship

-Swetmann Scholarship

-Parent Teachers Association

-American Legion Post #5

-University of Alaska Scholars Award

-University of Alaska Performance Scholarship

-Seward Seahawks Booster Club

-Alaska Telecom Association

 I would also like to thank the VVA Chapter 914 and the VFW Anchor Point Post 10221 and Lori Landstrom of PEO Chapter R for their assistance in helping to make possible my trip to Washington D.C. where I interned for Alaska State Senator Lisa Murkowski.  It was truly an amazing experience and will surely open many doors for a possible future career in politics. 


Riley von Borstel

Seward High School Class of 2019 Graduate