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Gallaudet’s Ashmore awarded with NEAC Inspirational Award

Gallaudet University’s Lawjen Ashmore of Fairbanks has been recognized with a 2016-17 North Eastern Athletic Conference Inspirational Award. Born hard of hearing and growing up with English as a second language, she exhibited perseverance, dedication and independence. As a young girl in elementary and middle school, she did not use an interpreter and relied on… Read more »

Ashmore, USA win U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships

Lawjen Ashmore of Fairbanks joined an elite group of Alaskans this weekend by helping the U21 USA women’s basketball team win the World Deaf Championships in Turkey. The 5-foot-7 guard started five of six games for the undefeated Americans, who beat Turkey 62-48 in the gold-medal game. The world championships featured teams from Argentina, Israel,… Read more »