It’s estimated there are 21,000+ hungry children in the Anchorage area. With students back in school, The Children’s Lunchbox began its weekend food program to help combat this issue.
Eighteen-year-old Jeremy Chung, Yup’ik from Bethel, Alaska, enrolled in the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program’s Summer Bridge component after his high-school graduation. Jeremy spent his summer learning and getting real-world work experience – he has his sights set on becoming a computer engineer and knows spending this summer with ANSEP will give him a leg up.
According to a recent study, 60.8 percent of incoming University of Alaska students need remedial coursework. Students who graduate from the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program’s new Acceleration High School (AAHS) in Palmer immediately begin taking college-level courses