Benjamin S. Asheim of West Fargo and attends Oak Grove High School was awarded the National Merit North Dakota State University Scholarship. Asheim’s probable field of study will be industrial engineering.

Ryan L. Orth of West Fargo has been awarded the National Merit University of Nebraska-Lincoln Scholarship. Orth, who attends West Fargo High School, will most likely enter a career field of software engineering. Approximately 1.5 million juniors took the test, of those 15,000 became National Merit Finalists, and only 7,600 of those have been selected as National Merit Scholars.

The following local students received scholarships from North Dakota State University.

  • Carter Steen, Dilworth, Minn., NDSU Provost Award, $6,000

  • Levi Skjerven, Moorhead, Presidential Honor Award, $10,000

  • Maren Donovan, Fargo, NDSU Provost Award, $6,000; Henry and Em Eggert Honors Scholarship, $2,000

  • Kaylee McClary, Fargo, NDSU Provost Award, $6,000; Henry and Em Eggert Honors Scholarship, $2,000.

  • Sacred Mauricio, Fargo, NDSU Fargo American Legion Scholarship, $500; Cultural Diversity Tuition Waiver, $8,606; Henry and Em Eggert Honors Scholarship, $2,000

  • Vincent Holmlund, Fargo, NDSU Presidential Award, $12,000; Freeman Family Legacy Scholarship, $4,303; Amy and William Layne Scholarship, $5,000.

Girl scouts-Dakota Horizons announced Lauren Klomstad, from Harwood, N.D., as the recipient of a $1,000 Graduating Girl Scout Academic Scholarship Award. Lauren’s scholarship will go toward her post-secondary education at University of Minnesota Duluth where she plans to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Early Childhood Studies.

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Carson Jossund and Patrick Mathews-Halmrast, both of Moorhead, were named to the spring semester 2020 Dean’s List by the Office of Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston. To qualify for a place on the Dean's List, students must complete 12 or more letter-graded (A-F) credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average.

The following students from Fargo were named to the 2019-20 Dean’s List from the University of Mary in Bismarck. To qualify for the honor, traditional undergraduate students must earn a 3.50 or better grade point average while carrying at least 12 credit hours.

  • Jordan Heisler

  • Abigail Hoff

  • Claire Madson

  • Christina Ricca

  • Lilly Rivard

  • Madison Schneider

  • Alexis Wanner

The following students from Moorhead were named to the 2019-20 Dean’s List from the University of Mary in Bismarck.

  • Alyssa Haagenson

  • Cassandra Johnson

  • Megan Kelly

  • Emily Leier

  • Brooks Lommen

  • Kaitlin Mclaughlin

  • Isaac Noel

  • Courtni Opp

  • Mikayla Ries

  • Rebecca Thorp

  • Emily Wilke