2013 Alum is Visionary Award Winner
Alumna Erin Tripp was recognized and honored as an Alaska Native who perpetuates and preserves culture through artistic endeavors with a Visionary Award presented November 28 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage. Tripp was nominated for Tlingit language videos she posted on YouTube. Other 2015 Visionary Award Winners are Byron Nicholai, Samuel Johns, Holly Nordlum, Erin Tripp and Allison Warden. The Visionary Awards event was sponsored by The CIRI Foundation, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Alyeska Pipeline, Wells Fargo and 90.3 KNBA. In 2013, Tripp was named the Outstanding Graduate in Liberal Arts. Tripp has acted in several plays with Perseverance Theatre and plays the daughter in their upcoming offering, “Our Voices Will be Heard", by Tlingit playwright Vera Starbard.