Five Fairbanksans Win Free Speech Award

Fairbanks – THE ALASKA COMMUNITY COLLEGES' FEDERATION OF TEACHERS IS HONORING FIVE FAIRBANKSANS. THE UNION IS OFFERING ITS FIRST ACADEMIC FREEDOM AWARD THIS YEAR. AMONG THE RECIPIENTS ARE TWO U-A-F STUDENTS, SHARICE WALKER MANAGING EDITOR OF THE SUN STAR AND TOM DeLAUNE ALSO WITH THE SCHOOL'S PAPER.
ROBERT HANNON TALKED WITH JOHN CREED WHO HELPED SELECT THE AWARD-WINNERS. CREED SAYS HIS ORGANIZATION WAS LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO MODELED THE HIGHEST STANDARDS.