Winners

2017_CFK_WinnersSee all CFK winners in recent years…

In addition to the finalists, CFK has a Student Recognition Award Program.  This program encourages local businesses to sponsor an entry that they feel represents their mission. This program has grown over the years and we now have approximately 30 awards given away each year.

Past CFK 1st Place Winners

  • 1991- Maria Kohls
    Ply-board product from non-recyclable
    Skyview High School
  • 1992 – Monica Smith
    Oil skimming boom device for Cook Inlet
    Cook Inlet Academy
  • 1993 – Lyric Pitzman
    Oil spill absorbent from recycled cardboard
    Homer High School
  • 1994 – Serena Woods
    Environmental curriculum for elementary school
    Nikiski High School
  • 1995 – Amanda Crouse
    Building blocks from plastic milk jugs
    Soldotna High School
  • 1996 – Patrick Bennett
    Environmental web site
    Soldotna High School
  • 1997 – Alden Ford
    Incredible Water Maze computer game
    Nikiski High School
  • 1998 – Arianna Sikorski
    Environmental theme song/jingle
    Soldotna High School
  • 1999 – Michael Penland, Eric Soderquist, & Paul Kim
    Soldotna Creek boardwalk enhancement
    Soldotna High School
  • 2000 – Pehr Hartvigson
    CEB Filtration system for outboard motors
    Soldotna High School
  • 2001 – Rueben Floyd
    Environmental coloring book
    Nikiski High School
  • 2002 – Kaitlin Vadla
    Website for waterfront property owners
    Soldotna High School
  • 2003 – Kristin Frederic
    Alternative energy lab utilizing shut-in oil platforms
    Nikiski High School
  • 2004 – Marit Hartvigson
    Slikok Creek platform project
    Soldotna High School
  • 2005 – Hannah Watkins
    Disaster preparedness books for elementary school children
    Kenai Central High School
  • 2006 -Thomas Kircher
    Trash Tarp pick-up truck cover
    Soldotna High School
  • 2007 – Molly Watkins
    Make the Switch, Make a Difference
    Kenai Central High School
  • 2008 – Lincon Wensley
    Dune Protection Video
    Kenai Central High School
  • 2009 – Olivia Pfeifer
    Better Bird Control
    Kenai Central High School
  • 2010 – Freya Chay
    Energizing the Alaska Legislature
    Kenai Central High School
  • 2011 – Kelsie Leaf
    The Gift of Green
    Cook Inlet Academy
  • 2012 – Jenna Hansen
    Recycled glass into jewelry
    Nikiski High School
  • 2013 – Elise Webber
    Disaster Preparedness App
    Homer High School
  • 2014 –  Katherine Dolma
    Up on the Roof Top
    Homer High School
  • Keira Stroh
    Scannin’ Salmon App
    Kenai Central High School
  • 2016 – Evangeline and Margeurite Cox
    Breath for Pets
    Nikiski High School
  • 2017 – Anya Hondel
    Captain Conservation
    Soldotna Prep