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Join us for our 2018 Graduate Reception THIS FRIDAY, May 4 to celebrate the Doyon Foundation Class of 2018! The event takes place this Friday at 2 p.m. at the Doyon Industrial Facility at 701 Bidwell Avenue in Fairbanks.

This is our opportunity celebrate the hard work and incredible accomplishments of our students who are at the end of one important journey and getting ready to start on the next. We’ll have inspiring addresses from our student and alumni speakers, recognize our graduates, and enjoy refreshments.

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Larissa Sommer, alumni speaker

This year, we are excited to welcome Larissa Sommer as our alumni speaker, and Kk’odohdaatlno Christina Edwin as our graduate speaker.

Larissa received her bachelor’s degree in communication, with a minor in journalism, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) in 2005. She then returned to school and obtained her master’s degree in environmental sciences and policy from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Today, she is the news director for KRFF 89.1 Voice of Denali here in Fairbanks.


Kk’odohdaatlno Christina Edwin, graduate speaker

Christina is graduating from UAF this spring with her bachelor’s degree in rural development and a minor in Yup’ik.

High school and college students who are graduating during the 2017 – 2018 academic year are encouraged to attend, along with their friends, families, teachers and other Foundation supporters.

Join us at our annual graduate reception to give them some well-deserved kudos and say conGRADulations!

If you plan to join us, please RSVP with your name and the number of people attending to tindalln@doyon.com or 907.459.2048.

Don’t miss our popular annual graduate yearbook! Our 2018 yearbook will be coming out this spring – like us on Facebook, subscribe to our blog, or sign up for our emails to receive yours! 


Fill our our grad info form by April 25

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Did you graduate this year? Or are you expecting to graduate in academic year 2017 – 18? Doyon Foundation wants to hear from you!

We are asking all Doyon Foundation students who are graduating during the 2017 – 18 school year to complete a short graduate information request form by Wednesday, April 25.

We’ll feature the information you share in our popular annual graduate yearbook! Check out the 2017 graduate yearbook on our website.  

This is our opportunity to celebrate all of your hard work and accomplishments! So please take a few moments now to fill out our graduate questionnaire.

Not graduating but know someone who is? Be sure to pass along this info to them! Thank you!