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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2.018 Page 7 WAHPETON, N.D. -- Teddy Mayer of Matt has been elected Governor of North Dakota Boys State, a gathering of 89 partici- pants this past June on the North Dakota State Col- lege of Science campus in Wahpeton. Sponsored by the American Legion and run- ning from June 10-15, North Dakota Boys State brings together outstanding young men between their junior and senior years in high school. Selected from schools across North Dakota, these delegates come to the NDSCS cam- pus for a week of activities focusing on leadership and government. At North Dakota Boys State delegates participate in hands-on learning ac- tivities including city and county government func- tions, disaster simulation exercises and the publica- tion of a daily newspaper that is written and edited by delegates. In addition to this "learning by doing" process, delegates have the opportunity to experience speeches and debates from visiting dignitaries. In addition to electing Photo: Submitted Majority Leader; The Hon. Gerald VandeWalle, North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice; Joel Heitkamp, talk show host. Participants in the 76th annual American Legion Boys State at NDSCS list- ed by name, hometown, Boys State city, and Boys State party included: James O'Toole, Crys- tal, Honolulu, Federalist Dylan DuBois, Edin- burg, Denver Federalist Bryce Wood, Fordville, Portland, Nationalist Jack Whaley, Fordville, St. Louis, Nationalist Above: 2018 Boys State Elected Off ials: Back row (L to R): Gov. Theodore Mayer (F- Thomas Gonitzke, lnkster, Chicago, Federal- Denver), Molt; St. Auditor Shea Hunlington (F-Denver), Bismarck; Attorney General Con- ist nor Crag0 (F-Seattle), Horace; Lt. G0v. Simon Mu y (F-Seattle), Grand Forks. Front: Joshua Buhr, Michigan, Sec. of State Colton Willits (N-Denver), Walhalla;Ag. Comm. Carson Houser (F-Denver), Honolulu Nationalist McClusky; St. Treasurer Brenden Bergquest (N-Denver), Washbum. Joshua Ham, Park Riv- agovemor, delegates also Commissioner Carson date for the United States er, Chicago, Federalist elected the following state Houser, McClusky. House of Representatives; William Gaarder, Park office-holders: Lieutenant NDSCS has been the Kylie Overson, North River, Portland, Federalist Govemor Simon Murphy, host of Boys State for the Dakota Democratic-NPL Adam Zavalney, Park Grand Forks; Secretary of last 23 years. Visitors to the Party Chairperson; Rick River, Honolulu, Nation- State Colton Willits, Wal- program include: Mac Berg, North Dakota Re- alist halla; Attorney General Schneider, North Dakota publican Party Chairper- Nathan Zavalney, Park Connor Crago, Horace; Democratic-NPL candi- son; Corey Mock, North River, Denver, Nationalist State Treasurer Brenden date for the United States Dakota House of Repre- Owen Irvine, ParkRiv- Bergquist, Washburn; State House of Representatives; sentatives Minority Leader; er, St. Louis, Federalist Auditor Shear Huntington, Kelly Armstrong, North A1 Carlson, North Dakota Ogden Wasylow, Pisek, Bismarck; Agriculture Dakota Republican candi- House of Representatives Seattle, Federalist NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY Area students earn degrees i,n spring ceremony 2018 at NDSU FARGO, N.D. -- North Dako- terisk indicates students who grad- *Ben John Schanilec, BSME, Park River, North Dakota ta students included on the at- uated with honors. A student must Mechanical Engineering *Andrew Bmmmond, BS, Mi- tached list were among the stu- earn a 3.50 grade point average or Gilby, North Dakota crobiology dents to graduate from North higher to graduate with honors. *Sydney Augusta Dale, BS, Levi Samuel Johnson, BS, Dakota State University in spring Edinburg, North Dakota English Crop and Weed Sciences Pisek, North Dakota 2018. NDSU awarded 1,810 de;i ,c*Hayle Fin arson, BS, ' Grafton, North Dakota *Abigail Anne Zikrnund, :grees to stuaents. FamiJal,and, .onsttme S4;!, Ecfu. Jack Arthur Morgan, BS;-. :Microbiology i i Students are listed by home- Forest River, North Dakota Computer Science St. Thomas, North Dakota town. The list includes their ma- Jake Riske, BS, AgriculturalLexie Anne Woinarowicz, BS, Emma Rae Papenfuss, BS, jor and degree received. An as- Systems Management Exercise Science Agricultural Economics UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA Local students earn GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Nearly 2,000 students were eligible to cross the stage dur- ing four commencement ceremonies at the University of North Dakota in May. LIND President Mark Kennedy presided over his sec- ond Spring Commencement ceremonies and delivered a message to the students about stay- ing true to UND's motto, Lux et Lex, which translates to "light and law." In closing his speech, President Kennedy summarized his message to the graduates: "UND class of 2018, keep your diploma in a highly visible position in your home. Every time you see its Lux et Lex, remind yourself to keep learning in a way degrees in UND spring commencement that allows you to illuminate and define the fu- (BA), Taylor Corneillie (BSN), Natisha Co- rare. Become the Leaders in Action you are rum (BS): Emily Deutz (BSRHS Magna meant to be. Make us all LIND Proud." Cum Laude), Torin Heidt (BSME), Stephanie Here, by state or country and hometown, are Johnson (BA), McKinzie Molde (BA & the students who were eligible to cross the stage BACC), Adam Osowski (BSN Magna Cure this spring: Laude), Jonathon Robideaux (BACC), Kate NORTH DAKOTA: Adams -- Nicole Whelan (MPAS); Lawton -- Shelby Lorenz Bylin (BSPA), Karlee Linstad (BSED Cum (BSPHB Cum Laude), Carrie Nienhuis Laude); Conway -- Kendall Slebodnik (BSED (BSMLS), Molly Nienhuis (DPT); Park Riv- Cum Laude); Drayton -- Kelton Karboviak er -- Zachary Nelson (BSCE), Maxwell Otto (MS); Edinburg--MorganEllingson (BS), (MD), Anna Rand (BSSW Magna Cum Aaron Sondeland (BBA); Edmore -- Kateri- Laude); Pisek -- Faith Maendel (BBA); St. na Hoime (DPT); Forest River -- Benjamin Thomas -- Trevor McMartin (BACC & Fossum (BBA); Grafton -- Paul Anderson BBA), Wyatt Papenfuss (BACC); th Park River Ambulance Building lmcks Car Seat Chcck-lTps & More ( -~,lq,l," f,r car ~,'at eh,'cl, s are ax ailabh' I,3 calling 284-4682 but not required) KiDS A Parkniver Volunteer EXTENSION Ambulance Instruction & Demonstration Stations: Bike Satctv Jatcr Satety Car Scat Satctv Fire Salety Well Ctfil(1 Health Care Into Internet Safety & More ,/" HEALTH CENTER Park River Volunteer Fire Public Health Department ROLLA, N.D. -- Billie Jo rounded student with a strong Lentz of Rolla is One of three leadership toward agriculture," young women to receive a national said Phyllis Howatt, state coordi- Sheila Massey/Marilyn Spicher nator for the scholarships. "We Memorial Scholarship for 2018. have been lucky to have other na- iler parents are Doyle and Kerry tional winners from North Dako- Lentz of rural Rolla. ta and they were from Elgin, Lentz attended Mt. Pleasant Belfield, Mott, Richardton, Os- High School in Rolla where she nabrock, Langdon, Forbes and was active in speech and land Carrington," Howatt added judging teams plus Girls' State and Lentz would like to pursue a de- community projects, such as rais- gree in Agricultural Economics ing pumpkins with proceeds going and to have a career in marketing to the school's Backpack Food and lobbying for the agriculture in- Program and the local food pantry, dustry with an emphasis on rural Lentz was a Girls State Dele- gate and had also been active in 4- areas. She will be attending H, serving on the Rolette county NDSU in Fargo and hopes to 4-H Council as a youth represen- someday manage the family farm. tative and was a ND 4-H Ambas- The scholarships are present- sador where she served on the ex- ed by the Foundation for Agri- ecutive team. She was selected to culture Education and Develop- attend a National 4-H Confer- ment (FAED) and Women In- ence in Washington, DC, where volved in Farm Economics she helped present testimony to the (WIFE). All state winners were U.S. House Committee of Agri- forwarded to the national chairman culture about the importance of for a final decision. Other national agriculture. In 2017 she attended winners are Lesley Aucter of a Global 4-H Network Summit in Croghan, New York and Rebel Ottawa, Canada, as a representa- Sjecklocha of Hayes Center, Ne- tive of North Dakota and the Unit- braska. WIFE is a grassroots or- ed States. ganization committed to improv- "There were numerous appli- ing profitability in agriculture and cations for this $1000 scholarship FAED is the educational arm of but Billie showed she was a well- WIFE. Local students named to MSU Moorhead Dean's List MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The River, a 2013 Valley-Edinburg following students have been High School grad, majoring inAd- named to the Minnesota State vertising. University Moorhead dean's list Lydia Severson from Minto, a in recognition of academic 2017 Minto High School grad, achievement spring semester majoring in Elementary Inclu- 2018. Students must be in degree- sive Education. seeking status and maintain a MSU Moorhead, with an en- 3.25 or higher grade point average while completing a minimum of rollment of approximately 6,000 12 graded credits to qualify for the students, is a comprehensive uni- honor. versityoffering 151 majors, em- Deeq AWnurofWest Fargoi a phases and options, 11 pre-pro- 2008 Minto High School grad, fessional studies programs, 15 majoring in English, Internation- graduate programs. al Studies, Political Science. MSUM is a member of the Alexandra Kizima from Park Minnesota State system. graduates announced at U of M Crookston CROOKSTON, Minn. The Office of the Registrar at the Uni- versity of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list. of spring semester 2018 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during spring se- mester 2018. Summer session graduates in- elude: Kelly Beckman ofMinto, ND, graduating with a Bachelor of Manufacturing Management in Manufacturing Managemeat. Braden Campbell of Graffon, ND, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Busi- ness. Andrew Carignan of Graflon, ND, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Systems Management. I l Please I)aMox our (lt lsl (lurilN the construction of our ()utpaticnt Expa]~si()n. During this time, parkil g 1nay be diffictflt, and we m-e try,ing our best to make it as casv aim cfticicnt as possible. I'lcasc consi(lcr those" living near" the hospital aM avoid parking in fi'onl of maill)oxes and (Mvcways. Thank yotl [br you1 patience and ttndcrstml(ting! Ve are hol ored to have the oI)I)orttmily to provi(lc you aim our cOmilmlfitics wilh quality mid I)rofcssiolml care - all (lay, every day, all year, and we arc excited to ColHil]tle Io gTOW with w)u. HEALTH CENTER