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2022 Recipients

ND United Foundation

Supporting North Dakota United members, dependents of members and students preparing to enter into education as their profession, the NDU Foundation has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships and grants since it gave its first $500 scholarship in 1991.

In May the NDU Foundation announced that 35 North Dakota United members and dependents had been selected to receive more than $35,000 total in scholarships and grants.

 

Here is the complete list of 2022 NDU Foundation scholarship and grant recipients:

Jared Adams is the recipient of the Joseph A. Westby Leadership Award for his master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.

Stetson Baker, an undergraduate education major at Turtle Mountain Community College, has been awarded the NDU Foundation Ethnic Minority Scholarship.

Brooklyn Bang, an undergraduate education major at Dickinson State University, has been awarded the Les Snavely Memorial Education Scholarship.

Malayna Barendt has been awarded a NDU Education Scholarship for her undergraduate degree in education from Lake Region State College.

Candace Brannan has been awarded a Ron & Ann Anstrom Scholarship for her graduate degree in English from Murray State University in Kentucky.

Rusty Dan, an undergraduate education major at Dickinson State University, has been awarded the NDU Foundation Ethnic Minority Scholarship.

Madison Elliott has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship for her undergraduate degree in education from Minot State University.

Lauren Feist, an undergraduate nursing major at North Dakota State University, has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship.

Shelby Follman has been awarded a Cindy & Gary Rath Education Scholarship for her undergraduate degree in education from Mayville State University.

Jacqueline Glasser is the recipient of the NDU Workplace Innovation Grant to make Lit Kits to provide hands-on learning opportunities for her Kindergarten students and their parents/caregivers in Dickinson.

Lisa Gusewelle has been awarded a Horace Mann ND Agents Graduate Education Scholarship for a graduate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Dakota

Jesslyn Hall, an elementary music teacher from Hazen, has been awarded the Halstenson Family Music Scholarship for her graduate program at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

Heather Hintz is the recipient of the NDU Workplace Innovation Grant to make Lit Kits to purchase a durable computer cart for her elementary classroom in Bismarck.

Lora Horner has been awarded a Ron & Ann Anstrom Scholarship for her graduate degree in English from Valley City State University.

Katelyn Johnson, an undergraduate studying education at the Mayville State University, has been awarded a Cindy & Gary Rath Education Scholarship and a NDU Education Scholarship.

Oliva Johnston, a nursing student at Bismarck State College, has been awarded the NDU Foundation Ethnic Minority Scholarship.

Ashley Kaiser has been awarded a NDU Education Scholarship for her undergraduate degree in education from the University of Mary.

Kendra Kaufman, an undergraduate education major at Dickinson State University, has been awarded the Les Snavely Memorial Education Scholarship.

Alyssa Kemp, an undergraduate environmental engineering major at Drexel University, has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship.

Chanci Kraft has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship for her undergraduate degree in education from Black Hills State University.

Kelsey Kreidt, an undergraduate studying special education at Minot State University, has been awarded a Cripps Special Education Scholarship and an Oban Special Education Scholarship.

Madalyn LaVallie, an undergraduate studying social work and psychology at the University of Minnesota Moorhead, has been awarded a NDU Foundation Ethnic Minority Scholarship.

Mason Lemer, an undergraduate chemistry major at Minot State University, has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship.

David Locken has been awarded a Horace Mann ND Agents Graduate Education Scholarship for a graduate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Dakota.

Gillian Lunde has been awarded a NDU Foundation Ethnic Minority Scholarship for her studies in cosmetology at Josef’s School of Hair, Skin, & Body in Grand Forks.

Charles McWethy has been awarded a Cripps Special Education Scholarship and an Oban Special Education Scholarship for his graduate degree in Special Education from the University of North Dakota.

Rory Neary has been awarded a NDU Education Scholarship for his undergraduate degree in education from the University of Mary.

Sarah Peeters has been awarded a Ron & Ann Anstrom Scholarship for her graduate degree in math from Valley City State University.

Brooke Peterson, an undergraduate studying education at the University of Mary, has been awarded a Cindy & Gary Rath Education Scholarship and a NDU Education Scholarship.

Megan Rising has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship for her undergraduate degree in surgical technology from Bismarck State University.

Jordan Rohrbach, an undergraduate education major at Valley City State University, has been awarded a Cindy & Gary Rath Education Scholarship.

Alexandra Smith has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship for her undergraduate degree in education from North Dakota State University.

Ryan Strande has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship for her undergraduate degree in education from Mayville State University.

Skylar Uglem, an undergraduate psychology major at North Dakota State University, has been awarded the NDU Member/Dependent Scholarship.

Jarred Wagner has been awarded a Horace Mann ND Agents Graduate Education Scholarship for a graduate degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Northwest Missouri State University

The NDU Foundation is an independent not-for-profit corporation which receives it funding from the earnings on five named endowments, memorials and other gifts from members and supporters of Public Education and Public Service in North Dakota.  The 11,500 members of NDU annually assess themselves $4 to operate the Foundation.