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Jamestown Chapter of United Sportsmen awards scholarships

Two students currently attending universities were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

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The Jamestown Chapter of the United Sportsmen of North Dakota has awarded two $1,000 scholarships.

The winners of the scholarships were Bridger Pulver, Stanley, North Dakota, and Cailey Isaacson, St. Michael, Minnesota.

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The program is aimed at improving educational and employment opportunities for Native Americans across North Dakota.

Applicants are not judged only on academic standing. They must have completed at least a year of study at a North Dakota college or university, be pursuing a course of study in the biological sciences and have completed a certified hunter safety program.

Pulver will be entering his fourth year of study at Valley City State University, pursuing a degree in conservation law. He is a member of the VCSU Wildlife Club, VCSU Fisheries Club and VCSU Trap Shooting Team, of which he is president.

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Bridger Pulver
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Isaacson earned a degree in fisheries and wildlife biology at the University of North Dakota. She will continue her studies at UND toward a graduate degree and will work with North Dakota Game and Fish Department studying wild turkey dynamics. She has worked as a field technician for Ducks Unlimited and as a prairie chicken survey technician, serving as a crew lead in research related to duck nesting, behaviors, predators and drones. She is president of the UND Chapter of the Wildlife Society and does competitive trap shooting.

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Cailey Isaacson
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This is the ninth year that the Jamestown Chapter of USND has appropriated funds for a scholarship program and has awarded $18,000 in scholarship aid. Members have approved continuing the program in future years, and the club dedicated to supporting young adults. It also appreciates the community support during the past 35 years for its annual fundraising banquet.

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