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King Salmon Derby on the Nushagak

BBNCEF hosted a two-day King Salmon Derby on the Nushagak River near Dillingham on June 24 and 25, 2018. BBNCEF received $96,500 in cash and in-kind services to support BBNCEF’s mission. These funds will help open new career paths through specialized training, allows students to follow their dreams, and keeps our cultural heritage going strong…Read More

Scholarship Program Updates

WELLS FARGO CONTINUES ITS INVESTMENT For more than 20 years, Wells Fargo has invested in Bristol Bay students who are interested in pursuing careers in the banking profession. The partnership continued this year with a grant of $2,500 to BBNCEF. Students honored with this award were: Jason Chocknok Tatiana Petticrew Sarah Schroeder Tyler Seybert Emma…Read More

Cultural Heritage Awards

The BBNC Education Foundation Board of Directors are pleased to announce four Cultural Heritage and Place Name Grant Awards for the third quarter of 2018, totaling $20,000 in new grants: Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust— Model History: Conveying the Story of Cannery People from the Local Perspective—Supports the NN Cannery History Project by working with…Read More

Scholarship Program

BBNCEF MAKES AWARDS FOR THE SHORT-TERM VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM (STVE) THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Congratulations to the 2018 STVE Scholarship Awardees from mid-May to mid-August: Adam Anderson, Dakota Anderson, Christopher Apokedak, Carla Nanok, Toni Christensen, Beverly Cloud, DaJonee Hale, Charity Irmen, Daniel Johansen II, Andrew Lind Sr., Larry Murphy, Preston Nanalook, Kyle Nelson, Fiona O’Carroll, Christopher…Read More

Letter from the BBNC Education Foundation Executive Director

Cama’i, It’s our favorite time of year! We look forward to meeting with BBNC shareholders and students as we visit communities for informational meetings and the annual meeting. It’s an excellent opportunity to connect on the programs available through the BBNCEF. We’re also happy to announce the addition of two new board members. Rayn Aaberg is…Read More

STS Systems Support Appraised at CMMI Level 2

STS Systems Support, LLC (SSS) announced that it has been appraised at level 2 at the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The appraisal was performed by Advanced Network Technology Solutions, Inc. CMMI is a capability improvement framework that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately improve their performance. At…Read More

Vista Defense Technologies Awarded the 2017 Captain Joan Dooling Award

The Naval Hospital Jacksonville team was awarded the 2017 Captain Joan Dooling Award for Information Professionals Team of the Year. The award was established to recognize and encourage notable contributions in accomplishing Navy Medicine’s mission, by spotlighting the outstanding contributions of individuals, or teams of individuals, in the IM/IT medical, operational, and research communities. Captain…Read More

BBI Shareholder and Employee Updates

BBNC shareholder Adam Anderson, an apprentice mechanic with Peak in Kenai, recently started the NCCER- certified, Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technologies Apprenticeship Program through AVTEC. His studies will prepare him with the necessary technical knowledge, while his training with Peak will supplement his instruction with real-world experience. Adam is expected to finish the program in…Read More

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Training a Success with Students in Naknek

For the second year in a row, Bristol Bay Borough School District in Naknek graciously hosted a weeklong Radiation Safety training session as part of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, designed to introduce high school students to the field of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). CTE programs give high school students the chance to get…Read More