Paul Viland, son of Reuben and Beth Viland, Valley City, received the North Dakota State University Honor Award Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 and the Textbook Scholarship in which he will receive $1,000 credit for textbooks for his first year at NDSU. The scholarships recognize high academic achievement.
Viland will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major in computer engineering. In high school, he was active in National Honor Society, band, pep band, jazz band, theater, student congress, speech, Skills USA, youth group, cross-country and track and field. He is a theater mentor, drum major, Special Olympics volunteer and Bible camp volunteer.
Viland, an Eagle Scout and active member of Boy Scout Troop 560, also received the Matt and JoAnn Budler Youth Development Scholarship. He has heald the positions of Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Scribe and Order of the Arrow Chapter Chief. He was also the top popcorn salesman in the district from 2001 to 2008. He has earned the God and Church Award, Bronze Palm and the Eagle Scout Award.
The Valley City Education Association has awarded two scholarships in the amount of $500 each for the coming school year. Receiving scholarships are Alyssa Tait, daughter of Lynn Tait and Lori Justesen, and Jacob Denault, son of Wayne and Carol Denault. To be eligible, applicants must be graduates of Valley City High School, be a sophomore or junior, and be enrolled and accepted into a teacher education program. Denault is enrolled and accepted in the math education program at UND while Tait is enrolled and accepted into the elementary education program at VCSU.
London Lloyd, daughter of Mark and Patricia Lloyd, and a recent graduate of Valley City High School, was the recipient of a $1,000 Cargill Community Scholarship. In addition to the scholarship, $200 was awarded to her high school library in her honor
Laura Kapaun, VCSU junior in elementary education, was awarded the Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship for 2012. Laura is from Tower City and is a graduate of Maple Valley High School. She was recently selected as president of the Viking Ambassadors and works part-time at the Student Center.
ne scholarship is awarded locally by the Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma which is an honorary Society of women educators whose goal is to promote excellence in education.
The annual scholarship is awarded to a woman student with high academic standards and involvement in campus activities. This year the scholarship was dedicated to the memory of Anne Haugaard and Carole King Jefferson.
Brittney Burns, daughter of Bruce and Jill Burns of Valley City, received the North Dakota State University Presidential Honor Scholarship, which totals $10,000 over four years. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement and requires the student to score a 29 or above on the ACT.
Burns will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major in medical lab science.
The Financial Aid Office at Valley City State University, Valley City, North Dakota is pleased to announce the following:
Chelsey Dockter has been awarded the Hazel McBride Scholarship by the School of Education and Graduate Studies for the 2012-2013 academic year. Chelsey is a Junior pursuing a major in Elementary Education. She is the daughter of Kirk and Brenda Dockter of Valley City.
Preston Jensen has been awarded the Mary G. Heery Scholarship by the Division of Business and Information Technology for the 2012-2013 academic year. Preston is a Junior pursuing a major in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing. He is the son of Jim and Rachel Jensen of Valley City.
Wayne Engelhard has been awarded the Dr. Milton Berg Memorial Science Scholarship by the Division of Math and Science for the 2012-2013 academic year. Wayne is a Sophomore pursuing majors in Biology, Chemistry, and Health Science. He is the son of Brian and Caroline Engelhard of Valley City.
Jordan Undem has been awarded the John P. Windish Memorial Scholarship by the Scholarship Committee for the 2012-2013 academic year. Jordan is a Sophomore pursuing a major in Business Administration. He is the son of Mike and Jayne Undem of Rogers.
Ross Pritchert has been awarded the MDU Resources Foundation Scholarship by the Division Business and Information Technology for the 2012-2013 academic year. Ross is a Freshman pursuing a major in Business Administration. He is the son of Marcia Pritchert and William Pritchert of Valley City.
Lyndsay Burns has been awarded the Hazel McBride Scholarship by the School of Education and Graduate Studies, and the VFW Post 2764 Scholarship by the VFW Post 2764 for the 2012-2013 academic year. Lyndsay is a Freshman pursuing a major in Elementary Education. She is the daughter of Bruce and Jill Burns of Valley City.
Cassandra Kunzehas been awarded the R.B. Saar & Florence M. Saar Scholarship by the Saar family, and the Hazel McBride Scholarship by the School of Education and Graduate Studies for the 2012-2013 academic year. Cassandra is a Sophomore pursuing a major in Elementary Education and a minor in Psychology. She is the daughter of Myron and Kathy Kunze of Dazey.
Local students were among the 2,973 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2012 dean’s list.
A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 class credits to qualify.
Katelyn M. Zaun Pharmaceutical Science
Vance C. Zacharias Agricultural Economics
Tracy L. Nelson Crop and Weed Sciences
Jacob J. Anderson Zoology Tiffany S. Steidl Business Administration
Adam J. Diemert Electrical Engineering
Stephanie D. Risser Human Development and Family Sci.
Roy C. Swenson Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Justin T. Johnson Agricultural Systems Management
Whitney M. Richman Pharmacy
Logan D. Berg Construction Engineering
Katelyn A. Fairfield Health Education
Michael D. Grueneich Psychology
Leah R. Haak Dietetics
CeAnn M. Huber Nursing
Samantha A. Johnson Nursing
Katie M. Jorissen Exercise Science
Brian A. Kawasaki Management Communication
Amber D. Kracht Nursing
Brian D. Larson Criminal Justice
Nicholas J. Noeske Mechanical Engineering
Celina M. Poukka Hospitality and Tourism Management
Aaron L. Schuldt Architecture
Brittani K. Hovland Undecided
Brandon W. Joos Agricultural Economics