Cordova District Fishermen United scholarships send fledgling fishermen to college

Reid Williams, 18, assumed his formal education would end with high school. After years of gillnetting on his father’s boat, Williams didn’t see the point in plunking down thousands of dollars for further schooling. After all, he had already found a paying trade. There’s a lot of fishermen that just know how to fish, and I want to expand my horizons,,, Williams was awarded the 2019 Robert H. Blake Memorial Scholarship for a two-page essay in which Williams argued that the patience and industriousness he had learned gillnetting could be put to use at UAF’s College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. >click to read<  13:29

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