Barnes County North Dollars for Scholars, formerly known as North Central Area Dollars for Scholars, awarded $12,000 in scholarships to seniors of Barnes County North school district at the North Central campus and the Wimbledon-Courtney campus graduation ceremonies May 18.

Students will receive their awards after fulfilling several requirements, including successfully completing a semester of college and providing proof of enrollment for another session.

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Brock Anderson, son of Scott and Kim Anderson, received a $600 award; $250 came from the Everding Family, $300 came from Dollars for Scholars and the other $50 was from the North Central senior class. Money for this scholarship has been accumulating for seven years through Penny Wars, serving banquets, and selling pizzas. He will attend Valley City State University with an undecided major.

Brad Beckstrand, son of Foster and Kelly Beckstrand, received a $600 award; $250 came from the Leona Schwab scholarship, $300 from DFS, and the other $50 from the NC Senior class. He will attend Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, N.D., with a Youth Ministry major.

Jordan Didier, son of Terry and Lynette Didier, received an $850 award; $250 came from the Losee Family, $550 came from DFS, and the other $50 was from the NC senior class. He will attend Valley City State University with a major in accounting.

Adam Diemert, son of Cliff and Carla Diemert, received a $1,000 award; $750 came from Alliance Pipeline, $200 came from DFS, and the other $50 was from the NC senior class. He will attend North Dakota State University this fall with and electrical engineering major.

Sara Gullickson, daughter of Scott and Wendy Gullickson, received an $850 award; $800 was from the Barnes County North senior class and $50 was from the NC senior class. She will attend Valley City State University with an elementary education major.

Sarah Klein, daughter of Neil and Vicki Klein, received a $600 award; $250 was from Dacotah Bank and $350 came from DFS. She will attend North Dakota State University with a zoology/optometry major.

Jess Magee, daughter of Sean and Jean Magee, received an $1,100 award. She was presented the $250 Gunderson/Everding scholarship, an $800 DFS scholarship, and a $50 award from the NC senior class. Magee will attend University of North Dakota with an anatomy/medical doctor major.

Arial Quick, daughter of Greg and Ruth Quick, received a $1,300 award; $500 was from Cass County Electric, $750 was from DFS, and the remaining $50 was from NC senior class. She will attend Valley City State University with an accounting/business administration major.

Josh Quick, son of Jim Quick and Lori Quick, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Sod Busters Club. He is undecided about his college plans.

Justine Reimers, daughter of Tim and Rhoda Reimers, received an $1,100 award; $500 was from Wimbledon-Courtney faculty and the remaining $600 was from DFS. She will attend Jamestown College with a nursing major.

Stephanie Risser, daughter of Clayton and Kim Risser, received a $750 award. She was presented with a $250 John Deere Seeding scholarship, a $450 DFS scholarship, and the remaining $50 from NC senior class scholarship. She will attend North Dakota State University with an undecided major.

Kelsey Schwehr, daughter of Kathy Nelson, received a $1,500 award; $750 was from Agrium, $700 was from DFS, and the remaining $50 was from the NC senior class. She will attend North Dakota State University with a nursing major.

Austin Visser, son of John and Teresa Visser, received a $750 award. He was presented with a $250 Egan Family scholarship and a $500 DFS scholarship. He will attend Dawson Community College in Glendive, Mont., with an Ag engineering/welding major.

The next meeting of the chapter is tentatively set for 7 p.m. July 30 at the North Central campus library. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call any of the following officers: Jane Hovda, Bev VanOosting, Tina Bryn or Kim Jorissen.