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Namedroppers (April 22)

Scholarships and grantso The North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D., recently awarded academic scholarships to 64 incoming first-year students. The scholarships recognize and reward students for academic achievement, test scores ...

Scholarships and grants

  • The North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D., recently awarded academic scholarships to 64 incoming first-year students. The scholarships recognize and reward students for academic achievement, test scores and participation in extracurricular and other volunteer activities. The scholarships are applicable during the 2017-2018 academic year. The honorees include: McKenna Michels, Moorhead, $1,000; Derek Thompson, Fargo, $500; Colin Vieweg, Fargo, $500; Brady Preston, Harwood, N.D., $1,000; Lane Jacobson, Horace, N.D., $1,000.

Misc.

  • The 13th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, an award given to the most outstanding role models among athletes, has announced the professional, collegiate, and high school honorees for its 2017 award ceremony, to be held April 11 at Atlanta's Cobb Galleria. Ian Saum, a 2016 Central Cass High School in Casselton, N.D., graduate, will be one of four people honored as Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup winners at the event. Saum, a four sport athlete with eight varsity letters, was the first high school student in history to be named a U.S. Presidential Scholar, a Coca-Cola National Scholar, and a Wendy's Heisman National finalist. Saum attends Harvard University.
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