Anchorage Youth Program Garners National Honors

Members of the Youth Employment in Parks gather to receive a US Department of Interior award at Westchester Lagoon on Monday, August 2.

Photos and story by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

Some Anchorage youngsters will have tales to tell when it comes time to swap stories on how they spent their summer. Many of them spent it in hard labor, digging gravel and filling wheelbarrows to help blaze a trail for a good cause, And they didn’t know it at the time, but their work was getting national recognition.

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