Papa John Alexie Scholarship

Alaska Moravian Seminary honors graduates

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On April 18, 2007, the Alaska Moravian Seminary and Theological Institute awarded diplomas and certificates to the students for successfully completing the 2006-2007 school year.

A new scholarship fund was also created to encourage young people to attend the seminary. The “Papa John Alexie Scholarship” is named after John Alexie of Eek who graduated with a two year diploma. John began his seminary training at an age where most people are beyond retirement and was concerned if he would be able to pass the course.

“If I can do it, then so can anybody,” he said.

I don’t know his age for sure, but certainly an ageless accomplishment.

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  1. 1 The Stevens 2007 December 30 at 12:51 am

    We are very proud of his accomplishments. I am sure there were days when he thought to himself, “Why am I doing this?” It’s moments like this (Having a scholarship named after you!) that makes you realize exactly why you did it. Especially after receiving your diploma after two full years of hard work. Congratulations Ap’ii! Your grandchildren are very proud of you. We all are! Good job.

    Love always, Ken, Martha & the kids


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