The Anaġi Leadership Award honors the late Arctic Slope Regional Corporation President & CEO, Jacob Anaġi Adams. This award is an exclusive scholarship given to an ASRC shareholder that exemplifies leadership in every aspect of their life while embracing Iñupiaq values.
The Arctic Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to announce the 2020 Anaġi Leadership Award winner, Kelsey Aiġan Haake, Utqiaġvik, AK.
Kelsey is the daughter of Jack Campbell and Tasha Edwards; the granddaughter of Doreen Knodel Edwardsen, and great granddaughter of Charlie Edwardsen and Mary Nusuningya Edwardsen. Kelsey graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Kelsey has now been accepted into the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School where she will major in Juris Doctor – School of Law. She intends to be an example to our people during law school in hopes of aspiring our young adults towards future successes and to provide mentorships if they wish to follow in her footsteps within the legal setting.
Kelsey said, “During law school, I hope to continue to be an example for our people. Showing them how important education can be, by setting the standard of sober living and exemplifying service to our shareholders while remembering those who have paved the way and seeking guidance from our Elders.”
We wish Kelsey the best of luck in her education! Aarigaa! Kiita!