Sorensen graduates cum laude

Ithaca Ivy Sorensen

Ithaca Ivy Sorensen

Ithaca Ivy Sorensen, a 2010 graduate of Homer High School, has completed her studies at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Ore. At May 10 ceremonies, Sorensen graduated cum laude, receiving her bachelor of arts in sociology-anthropology. She minored in art.  Her thesis, for which she received honors, is entitled “One of Those Blond Natives, Selective Authenticity in Visitor Center Interactions in Homer, Alaska.” Sorensen is working this summer as the Youth Conservation Corps coordinator for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. 

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