Midkota students among LEAP graduates

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Dakota College at Bottineau has announced the LEAP (Leading to Education and Advanced Preparation) program graduates. Designed for high schools, LEAP allows high school students to earn a Certificate of College Studies alongside their high school diploma. This spring Dakota College graduates 17 students from five high schools in North Dakota; Bottineau, Minot, Midkota, Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood, and Rolla. Each graduate will be acknowledged as a high school and college graduate at his or her high school commencement exercise.

The LEAP students will be recognized for completion of their college studies program. The commencement exercise will be broadcast on the Dakota College at Bottineau Facebook page and it may be retrieved by subscribing to the Dakota College at Bottineau You Tube channel at 3 p.m. Friday, May 15.

Students earn 24 general education college credits while in high school by taking two dual credit offerings from DCB during each semester of their junior and senior year. This program launched in the fall 2017 semester and offers benefits for students including time and cost savings, flexible delivery either online or via Interactive Video Network and transferability. General education courses transfer to any campus in the North Dakota University System.

Midkota LEAP graduates are:

  • Brenna Anderson **
  • Jory Boote **
  • Cassidy Hoyt **
  • Alexis Rushlow *
  • Mariah Topp **

*Honors (3.5-3.79); **High Honors (3.80-4.0)

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