For the second year in a row, an Unalaska student has earned one of the top awards at the Rural Alaska Honors Institute.
Since 1983, the RAHI program has aimed to prepare Alaska Native and rural high school students for the transition to college life.
Lisa Tran distinguished herself amongst this summer's class, which hailed from 29 communities across the state.
It's graduation day at the Rural Alaska Honors Institute. Students in caps and gowns fill the auditorium, as Program Manager Denise Wartes welcomes the salutatorian to the stage.