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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2_8, 2_0 1 7 Page 7 BISMARCK, N.D.- The Education Committee of the Associat- ed General Contractors (AGC) of North Dakota is pleased to announce the awarding of 32 scholarships totaling over $57,000 for the 2017- 2018 school year. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students with career interests in the construction industry and who are enrolled in North Dakota post-secondary construction programs. The following students have been awarded AGC of ND scholarships: North Dakota State University - Fargo P.M. Gallagher Scholarship - Full Tuition Nicholas Carlin -: Fosston, MN, Senior - Construction Management John McCormick Scholarship - $1,500 Trevor Verkuehlen - Arvilla, ND, Junior - Construction Manage- ment AGC of ND Scholarship - $1,000 Nicholas Homer - West Fargo, ND, Junior - Construction Man- agement Diederich Scholarship - $1,500 Tracer Bowar - Wahpeton, ND, Sophomore - Construction Engi- neering Michael Kelly - Oaks, ND, Sophomore - Construction Management Lindberg Construction Scholarship - $1,500 Nicholas Jensen - Buffalo, MN, Sophomore - Construction Man- agement Mayo Construction Scholarship - $1,500 Trenton Eliason - Minto, ND, Freshman - Construction Engineer- ing AGC Scholarships-$1,500 Michael Erickson - Detroit Lake, MN, Freshman - Construction En- gineering/Management Brady Heimkes - Rosemount, MN, Freshman - Construction En- gineering Frank Kimlinger - St. Paul, MN, Freshman - Construction Man- agement Nicholas Schmidt - Medina, ND, Freshman - Construction Man- agement Brady Schmiess - Fargo, ND, Freshman onstruction Management university of North Dakota - Grand Forks John Jardine Scholarship - Full Tuition Kyle Wieler - Grand Forks, ND, Senior - Civil Engineering Walter I. Swingen Scholarship - Full Tuition Katie Sobolik - Grand Forks, ND, Senior - Civil Engineering Lindberg Construction Scholarship - $1,500 Stephanie Ness - Fisher, MN, Senior - Civil Engineering North Dakota State College of Science - Wahpeton AGC Scholarships -$750 Kyle Andrews - Medina, ND, Freshman - Diesel Technology Aaron Bell - Wyndmere, ND, Freshman - Building Construction WASHINGTON -- Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit edu- cational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, recently an- nounced that 12 students from North Dakota will receive its pres- tigious 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarship in the amount of $10,000. Since 2006, the scholar- ship has been funded through the generosity of BNSF Railway Foundation. This annual scholarship rec- ognizes outstanding students, who, in the face of great adversity, have exhibited an admirable com- mitment to continuing their edu- cation and serving their commu- nities. The scholarship provides fi- nancial assistance to students to ap- ply toward the tuition of the col- lege or university of his or her BISMARCK, N.D. -- The North Dakota Department of Health (ND- Doll) has partnered with Sources of Strength, an evidence -based suicide, bullying, and substance use pre- vention program, to put on a train- ing event in Bismarck. Sources of Strength is the most widely researched and proven peer- to-peer and adult-to-youth mentor- Technology Drew Biffert - Hazen, ND, Freshman.7 L,.qn,d. S y!ng_. ,Cjvi) En- gineering Technology James Egeland - East Grand Forks, MN, Freshman - Construction Management Jacob Heinz - Cooperstown, ND, Freshman - Diesel Technology James Hunter - Cavalier, ND, Freshman - Welding Technology Nicholas Jundt - East Grand Forks, MN, Freshman -AAS Weld- ing Evan Klein - Garrison, ND, Freshman - Diesel Technology Juwle Nagbe - Lisbon, ND, Freshman - Building & Construction Technology Bryce Reller - Grand Forks, ND, Freshman - Land Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology Benjamin Roth - Tappen, ND, Freshman -,Caterpillar Dealer Serv- ice Technician Bailey Schmidt - Bottineau, ND, Freshman - Building Construc- tion & Construction Management Jack Walsh -Park Rapids, MN, Freshman - Construction Man- agement Technology Timothy Walsh - Park Rapids, MN, Freshman - Construction Man- agement Technology Caden Wyse - West Fargo, ND, Freshman - Construction Man- agement MINNESOTA SI"ATE COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY MOORHEAD Bismarck State College - Bismarck AGC Scholarships - $750 Jackson Nagel - Center, ND, Freshman - Engineering Jared Ross - Berthold, ND, Freshman - Welding The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of North Dakota is a non- profit trade association dedicated to promoting opportunity and ex- cellence in North Dakota's construction industry. Created in 1951, the AGC of North Dakota represents and serves the needs of all segments of North Dakota's construction industry including Building Contrac- tors, Highway Contractors, Municipal-Heavy Contractors, Subcon- tractors and Specialty Contractors and Construction Industry Affiliates. The AGC of North Dakota has awarded approximately $100,000,000 in scholarship awards since the program was started. ................ ing program. "We train peer leaders in every social group across a school to spread what we call hope, help, and strength messages. There is nothing more powerful than young people modeling positive social be- havior in their social network," states Mark LoMurray, Sources of Strength's founder and researcher. Mark founded Sources of Area student Photo: Submitted choice. One of the $10,000 schol- arship recipients is Ifedayo Omo- tunde from Park River, ND. Collectively, the 2017 Horatio Alger North Dakota State Schol- arship recipients have maintained an average GPA of 3.60, while coming from households with an average annual income of$12,527. Scholars have access to a variety of resources including college preparatory support, access to guidance and crisis counselors as well as mentoring programs. "My fellow Association Mem- bers and I are thankful for the con- tinued support of the BNSF Rail- way Foundation in providing these exceptional students with the nec- essary funds to pursue a college degree," said Tony Novelly, chair- man, Horatio Alger Association. "We are proud to partner with an organization that shares our mis- sion to better the lives of young people who have overcome ad- versity, l look forward to wit- nessing all of the great things these students will accomplish in their college years and beyond." Horatio Alger Association was founded in 1947, and since 1984, it has administered one of the na- There is nothing more pow- erful than young people mod- eling positive social behavior in their social network Strength in North Dakota after and give them the support they working for a local police depart- need before they become suicidal. ment where he attended 30 teen fu- The program gives each student the nerals in less than three years - all support, coping skills and rela- due to suicide. As director of the Po- tionships they need to make it lice Youth Bureau, Mark had a lot through the hard times. As Mark puts of experience with suicide crisis, but it, "None of us are making it through he felt that there was more he could this life without going through do to prevent the problem. Sources rough times." of Strength is different from other Many schools across North suicide prevention programs be- Dakota have adopted Sources of cause it is intended to catch students Strength as it meets legislative named to President's List for FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 670 students to its President's List for the 2017 Spring Semester. To earn this award for scholas- tic achievement, a student must complete 12 or more college-level credits for the semester and Janikowski named to the President's Honor Roll BISMARCK, N.D. -- Brock cellent, and we are confident this Janikowski, Grafton, N.D., has excellence will continue into your been named to the President's future studies or chosen profes- Honor Roll for the Spring 2017 se- sion," said BSC President Dr. Lar- mester at Bismarck State College. ry C. Skogen. "Former President Barack Oba- Students must maintain at least ma once said, 'Not many folk a 3.50 grade point on a 4.00 scale spend a lot of time trying to be ex- while enrolled in at least 12 se- cellent.' He wasn't talking about mester hours of classes to qualify BSC students! We're proudofthe for the BSC President's Honor time they've spent here being ex- Roll. Students tion's largest privately-funded, need-based scholarship programs. The Association has awarded more than $125 million in undergradu- ate, graduate and specialized schol- arships to students from across the United States, including all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada. In 2000, 16 years after the establishment of its National Scholarship Program, Horatio Alger Members began funding scholarships on a state lev- el to further the Association's mission of helping deserving young people pursue their colle- giate goals. For a complete list of the 2017 Horatio Alger North Dakota State Scholars, please click here. For more information about Horatio Alger Association, please visit or fol- low the organization on Face- book, Twitter and Instagram. teacher professional development mandates related to suicide, bully- ing, behavioral health, and resilien- cy. This summer, Sources of Strength in partnership with ND- Doll is providing a free "Master Training" for school and youth pro- gram staffto gain advanced knowl- edge of the program and how to im- plement it in their schools! The train- ing is set for July 31 throughAugust , 3 at the Comfort Inn in Bismarck. Those interested in getting Sources of Strength free of charge can con- tact North Dakota's Sources of Strength coordinator, Cody Sletten at 701.428.2639 or contact Alison Traynor, Director of the ND Suicide Prevention Program at 701.328.4280. Spring 2017 earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. M State President's List honorees include Mug- duly Martinez of Grafton, ND named to dean's list MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The school graduation date, and major. following students have been named Abigail Berge, P 1 y - to the Minnesota State University mouth, Graflon High School, 2011, Moorhead dean's list in recognition BA Studio Art of academic achievement spring Paige Hanson, Graflon, Grafton semester 2017. Students must be in High School, 2014, Communication degree-seeking status and maintain Arts and Literature Ed a 3.25 or higher grade point average Sawyer Jenson, Mountain, Val- while completing a minimum of 12 ley-Edinburg High School, 2010, graded credits to qualit) tbr the hon- Criminal Justice, Political Science or. Haille McLaughlin, Park River, Local honorees are listed by Grafton High School, 2015, Social name, address, high school, high Work, Criminal Justice Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, July 6, 7, 8, & 9, 2017 @ Hamilton, ND Thursday, July 6th 7:00 p.m. IN FRONT OF THE GRANDSTAND ! Kids' Day Saturday, July 8 1:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.- Pedal Pull at the Free Stage Happy World Shows CAgNIVAL Wristband Specials: Thursday, July 6 - 5-10 p.m. Friday, July 7 - - - 4-10 p.m. Saturday, July 8 - 12-5 p.m. & 5-10 p.m. Sunday, July 9 - - Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 9 1:00 P.M. IN FRONT OF Tt IE GRANI)STANI)!![ $10 -Ages 12 & Up S5 - Ages 5-11 4 & Under - FREE! Friday, July 7 @ 7:00 p.m. & Saturday, July 8 @ 7:00 p.m. $15.00 - Ages 12 & Up $10.00 - Ages 5 to 11 Ages 4 & Under - FREE! Free Fireworks Display Saturday, July 8 @10 p.m. SPOIVSO[~&D f4y CITIZENS STA T~ ~A NK-MID WEST AND UNITED VALLEY I~ANK North Star Greenouse open 0% o Stop by to check out our selection of gardening tools, flowers, and yard decor! 1 North Star Kitchen Honday-Saturday: 6am-9pm Sur day: lOam-8pm Hot Stuff Pizza Large Pan Sinqle Topping Pizzas $10 Sl bs, Sandwiches, Appetizers, Salads available Mon - Chinese Cuisine Tues - Tacos :+Wed - 1-urkey Thurs - Rpast Beef ' Fri- Chicken Fried Steak * All are served with potatoes and v ,eggies Order ahead (7ol) 284-70o7