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Students awarded AGC scholarships

The Education Committee of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of North Dakota has announced that 33 scholarships totaling more than $48,000 for the 2014-2015 school year have been awarded.

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 area students have been awarded AGC of ND scholarships:

North Dakota State  University, Fargo, $1,500 AGC scholarship: Brookston Mathern, Edgeley, freshman, construction management

Walter I. Swingen Scholarship — full tuition, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks: Bryan Tykwinski, Valley City, senior, civil engineering

North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, $500 AGC scholarships: Eric Ebel, Zeeland, freshman, general diesel

The Associated General Contractors of North Dakota is a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting opportunity and excellence 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 contractors, highway contractors, municipal-heavy contractors, subcontractors and Specialty Contractors and construction industry affiliates.

The AGC of North Dakota has given more than $600,000 in scholarship awards since the program was started.