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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2015 Page 7 t '\\; 2015 Boys State held NDSCS: Rehovsky dec'ted Attorney General by doing" process, dele- gates have the opportuni- ty to experience speeches and debates from visiting dignitaries. In addition to electing a governor, delegates also elected several other state office-holders including: Lieutenant Governor Jorun Halrne of Leonard, Secretary of State Talon Staudinger of Bismarck, Attorney General Spencer Rehovsky of Park River, State Treasurer Carson Roney of Oakes, Agricul- ture Conmfissioner Bren- den Carter of Forest Riv- er and Superintendent of Public Instruction Alexan- der Delzer of Bismarck. NDSCS has been the host of Boys State for 20 consecutive years. Fre- quent visitors to the pro- gram include: U.S. Sena- tor John Hoeven, U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, U.S. Representative Kevin Kramer and Lieutenant Governor Drew Wligley. Participants in the 73rd annual American Legion Boys State at NDSCS in- Photo: Submitted Above: Front (L-R): Secretary of State Talon Staudinger (N), Bismarck; Governor Paul Muffet (N), Barney; Agri- culture Commissioner Brenden Carter (F), Forest River; Superintendent of Public Instruction Alexander Delzer (N), Bismarck. Back: State Treasurer Carson Roney (F), Oakes; Attomey General Spencer Rebousky (F), Park River; Ueutenant Govemor Jorun Hamre (N), Leonard ctude: The following lists all North Dakota Boys State participants in alphabetical order by their hometowns. Adams: Michael Nord Barney: Paul Moffet Bismarck: Alexander Delzer; Samuel Desir: Adam Fritz; Colin Hart; Talon Staudinger Casselton: Ian Saum Clifford: Keegan E1- liott Dickinson: Tamer Bin- stock: Quaid Larsen; Marc Michaelson Enderlin: Graham Hm'lburt Fairmount: Preston Teske Fargo: Justin Benson; Abram Budge; Davis Ek- man: John Harris; Chad Lystad; John Mayer; Bruce Mizero; Jacob Mogck; Zachary Trotter; Charles Weber Fordville: Joshua Ruz- icka Forest River: Brendan Carter; Jarek Paschke WAHPETON, N.D. -- Paul Moffet of Barney has been elected Governor of North Dakota Boys State, a gathering of 80 participants this week on the North Dakota State College of Science (ND- SCS) campus in Wah- peton. Sponsored by the American Legion and run- ning from June 8-13, North Dakota Boys State brings together outstand- ing young men between their junior and senior years in high school. Se- lected from schools across North Dakota, these dele- gates come to the NDSCS campus for a week of ac- tivities focusing on gov- ernment and democracy. At North Dakota Boys State, delegates partici- pate in hands-on learning activities including city and county government functions, disaster simu- lation exercises and the publication of a daily newspaper that is written and edited by delegates. In addition to this "learning ( Grace City: Joseph Volhner Grafion: Adam Bar- clay: Brent Loftsgard Grand Forks: Ty Boucher; Toby Mause Granville: David En- riquez Hankinson: Martin Kmmp: Daniel Round Hatton: Dean Ott Hazen: Patrick Mc- Carthy Hettinger: Samuel Kludt Hillsboro: Evan Kritzberger Hope: Hunter Huschka Htmter: Brian Schrein- er Inkster: Kieran Ander- son Jamestown: Daniel Reimers Larimore: Alex Mutch; Seth Pifer Leonard: Jorun Hamre Lisbon: Benjamin Gemar; Kyle Lere Makoti: Austin Schen- fisch McClusky: Levi Lar- son; Derek Mortenson McHenry: Carson Quam New Salem: Jostma Er- fie New Town: Nicolas CmTen Oakes: Kollen Knut- son; Brady Ptacek: Carson Roney; Ethan Zetocha Page: Brady Munro Park River: Cadyn Hunter: Spencer Re- hovsky Pisek: Wyatt Wasylow Portland: Jacob Reynolds Rutland: Donovan Juelfs Sarles: Dominic Mur- phy; Brady Samuelson Tioga: Casey Jensen Underwood: Devyn Schlnitcke Wahpeton: lan Ehrens: Trent Engstrom; Flint Lit- ten Walcott: Cade Koenig Walhalla: Brandon Melsted West Fargo: Logan Balvik; Bennett Benson: Jarrett Lardy; Hunter Stas- ka Wildrose: Atati Mita Williston: Terin Lucero Wimbledon: Anthony Plumb Park River Area Elementary honors aLc',hiev .00ments for 2014-2015 Photos: Submitted Left: Citizenship winners: Front (L-R): Samantha Houser, Amanda Thompson, Claire Wharam, Grace Johnson. Back: Elias Markusen, Blaine Carter, Jackson Nelson. Right: Presidential Academic Award Winners: Front (L-R): Damon Fjeld, Andrew Johnson, Amanda Thompson, Grace Johnson. Back: Elias Markusen, Blaine Carter, Jayden Wilmer, Isabelle Irvine, Gavinn Halvorson and Drew McMillian. who maintained high classroom performance and scored'Advanced' in Reading or Math on the NWEA MAP test. The President's Out- standing Academic Achievement Awards program recipients receive certificates and pins. This program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education in partnership with the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Recipients: Andrew Johnson md Elias Markusen Sixth grade President's Out- standing Academic Excellence Awards were given to students who maintained high classroom performance and scored 'Advanced' in both Reading and Math on NWEAMAP test. The President's Education Awards program recip- ients receive certificates and pins. This proam is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education in partnership with the National As- sociation of Elementary School Principals. Recipients: Blaine Carter, Gavinn Halvorson, Isabelle hvine, Grace Johnson, Drew McMillian, Amanda Thompson Jayden Wihner and Damon Fjeld Retiring and resigning teachers were also recognized and thanked for their dedicated service to the Park RiverArea District! They will be truly missed! Editor s" .Note." Nilson is the ele- mental3: principal at Park River Area Schools. By Brenda Nilson PARKRIVER, N.D. -- Park River Area Elementary held its Awards Proam on Wednesday, May 20. Students in grades 1-6 who meet the reading goal estab- lished for the school year were recognized. Students with perfect attendance and honorable atten- dance were presented certificates. Traditionally, the Awards Program ends with special awards that are presented t6 only sixth graders. A variety of character awards were given to chosen stu- dents. Seven students were also hon- ored with a Citizenship Award. Their sixth grade peers and staff ClaireWharam, Grace Johhson, Elias Markusen, Blaine Carter and Jackson Nelson because they display the following qualities: Participation in school and/or community activities A positive attitude toward classmates, school and community Possess strength of character and the courage to do what is right Helpful to others, compas- sionate, friendly and considerate Sixth grade President's Out- standing Academic Achievement Awards were given to students Lifeline The Leader In Personal Response andSupport Services Your ad goes here. Call 28,-6333 today for rates. How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response Center. Trained Personal Response Associates who have instant access to your pertinent information will contact you immediately to see what help you need. 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