A Valley City State University memorial scholarship fund is being set up in the honor of Steve Welken of Valley City, said Allison Kasowski, assistant director of annual giving for VCSU Thursday.
Welken died in a car accident south of Valley City on Aug 24.
Welken had strong ties to VCSU where he taught accounting classes and spent many hours promoting and volunteering. Executive Director of University Advancement Larry Robinson said Welken served on the VCSU Foundation Board and V-500 Club.
Kasowski said donations toward the new memorial scholarship can be sent to VCSU, 101 College Street, Valley City, N.D. 58072. At the time of Welken’s death, he was president of Grotberg Electric in Valley City.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.