Special Olympics athletes from across the state competed for the Fifth Annual Bethel Unified Invitational. Bethel Regional High School organized the three-on-three basketball tournament in partnership with Special Olympics Alaska. The 2016 Special Olympics Basketball team from Barrow placed 2nd out of 8 teams. We’d like to offer a big thanks to BHS teacher, Diane Seifert, for organizing this event; to ASRC for funding this trip; to our chaperones, parents, and partners who are all essential in making this a reality for these young men and women.
Mrs. Brown is a teacher at Nuiqsut Trapper School. The Alaska BP Teachers of Excellence program recognizes teachers from throughout Alaska for their dedication to teaching and for inspiring students. Since the program launched in 1995, hundreds of remarkable teachers have been recognized by their peers, students, parents and community members as BP Teachers of Excellence.