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first_imgFacebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The top twelve finalists from over 400 Kenai Peninsula Borough High School students who entered this year’s Caring for the Kenai (CFK) competition will take center stage at the Kenai Central High School Little Theatre on Thursday, April 19. This year’s judges are Cameron Hunt from Andeavor, Tim Dillon with the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District, Dick Erkeneff  with Kenai River Raven Lodge, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, Asst. Superintendent KPBSD John O’Brien, Jade Gamble with the AK Dept. Environmental Conservation, and the 2017 CFK winner Anya Hondel. Merrill Sikorski the program creator: “From simple but practical ideas to the use of hi-tech innovations this year’s proposals will challenge us all to do more for our environment and natural disaster preparedness. The oral presentations are unique in Alaska an event not to be missed and a tribute to our school district.” The finalists will be competing for over $8,000 in cash prizes for themselves plus $20,000 in cash awards for their high school classrooms.center_img This is the 28th annual CFK, an environmental contest that challenges high school students to answer the question “What can I do, invent, or create to better care for the environment on the Kenai Peninsula, or to help improve the area’s preparedness for a natural disaster?” The competition will take place on Thursday, April 19, at 6 p.m., and is open to the public and will be live-streamed online http://caringforthekenai.com/last_img

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