BBNC Education Foundation honored Mel Monsen, a legacy donor to the Foundation, at its Annual Partner and Donor Quyana Event on November 7, 2019. Mel was joined by members of his family including EF scholarship alumnae Elizabeth Strong. The evening featured food, games and music from cultural heritage grant recipient, the Yupik Singing Choir led by Carrie Paton. We are grateful to honor and celebrate Mr. Monsen who gave more than $20,000 in personal gifts over 20 years to benefit Bristol Bay students. Mr. Monsen passed away on December 4, 2019. Memorials may be sent to the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Education Foundation and/or the Nicholas Monsen Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 103 Naknek, AK 99633.
Mel Monsen (left) with his family at the BBNCEF 2019 Annual Partner and Donor Quyana event.