Alumni

Doyon Foundation alumni are inspiring examples for current and future generations of students, and we love to stay in touch with our past scholarship recipients. If you are a Foundation alumnus, please take a few minutes to complete our online alumni survey and let us know where you’re at and what you are doing.

Alumni profile

If you would be willing to be featured in an alumni profile, please consider completing our alumni profile information form. We’ll contact you about an article that will be featured on the Foundation blog and social media.

Giving back

Many of our alumni share that staying involved with Doyon Foundation after graduation is a rewarding way to give back. There are many ways to give and get involved with the Foundation even after graduation. You can:

Contact us to learn more and get involved!

Language Champion: LaVerne Xilegg Dementieff

 “Language learning inspires feelings of connectedness and support”- LaVerne Demientieff LaVerne Xilegg Dementieff is the daughter of the late Rudy Demientieff of Holy Cross and Alice Frank Demientieff of Anvik and Holy Cross. She was raised in Nenana and...

Doyon Foundation Vocational Student Profile: Diva Velez

“Doyon Foundation has helped me every step of the way”- Diva Velez A 2021 graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), Diva Velez holds an associate degree in process technology, an applied technology program for students entering careers in oil and gas...

Language Champion: K’etsoo Susan Paskvan

“There is no greater joy than watching children have fun learning their language” Susan Paskvan se'ooze' dehoon Denaakk'e hełde K'etsoo seeznee. Sedełnekkaa Eliza yeł Benedict Jones, Sr. hebe'ooze'. Eenaa'e bedełnekkaa setsoo kkaa Josie yeł Little Peter...

Are you graduating this year? We want to help celebrate!

Are you a graduate in the Class of 2021? If so, tell us all about it so we can help you celebrate! We are asking all Doyon Foundation students who graduated or are graduating in the 2020 – 2021 school year to complete a short graduate information request form by...

Doyon Foundation Alumna Profile: Monica Lee

“We need to educate our youth and allow them to grow” A daughter of Unsoon and Allen Varner of Anchorage, Monica Lee earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration management in 2011 from the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and a master’s in business...