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By Staff | Apr 10, 2014

AGC of N.D. offers scholarships to high school seniors

The Associated General Contractors of North Dakota has scholarships available for high school seniors pursuing a career in the exciting and rewarding field of Construction. These scholarships are for the 2014-2015 school year. The deadline is May 1. Scholarship details and applications are available at agcnd.org.

$1,500 scholarships are available at North Dakota State University for Construction Management or Construction Engineering. $500 scholarships are available at Bismarck State College for Construction Technology or Welding Technology.

$500 scholarships are available at North Dakota State College of Science for Civil Engineering & Surveying Technology and Building Construction Technology, Architectural Drafting & Estimating Technology, Diesel Technology, or Welding Technology

“The AGC of ND is continually looking to partner with the next generation of industry professionals and is proud to assist with the financial aspect with our scholarship program,” said Russ Hanson, AGC of ND executive vice president.

The AGC of ND is a 500-member construction industry trade association. AGC of ND has been awarding scholarships since 1964, and has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships since the program began.

– AGC of N.D.

RHS excels at Region 4 Vocal Festival

There were 17 schools and over 150 students that participated in the Region 4 Vocal Music Festival on April 2. Students sang solos and in small groups. The following students from Rugby received a I (excellent) or II (good) ratings on their events: Kassidy Getzlaff, Ariel Guse, Hannah Hoffert, Kassi Jorgensonk, Shelby King, Jessica Nordlie, Keylee Odden, McKenzie Oppen, Kourtney Sattler, Amanda Senger, Emily Stier, Abagail Volk, Allison Volk, Spencer Alefteras, Jacob Berginski, Benji Miller, Zach Miller, John Mueller, Hunter Parcel and Kayla Voeller.

The following students received a star (superior) rating and will go on to participate in the state music festival at Bismarck State College on May 3:

Benji Miller (solo), Zach Miller (solo), Hunter Parcel (solo) and Emily Stier and Zach Miller (duet).

Congratulations to all students who participated.

– Daryl Wissink,

RHS music teacher

Area student to receive NDSU scholarships

Fargo – Rugby native Brittany Fritel, daughter of Kevin and Carol Fritel, has been selected to receive the North Dakota State University Jeannine Knote Peterson Scholarship in the amount of $500 and the Ruth Lavon Nye Williams Scholarship in the amount of $500. She will be recognized at the NDSU College of Human Development and Education Honors Day Brunch and Award Ceremony on Tuesday.

Fritel is a junior majoring in family and consumer science education and minoring in human development and family science. Fritel also is active in the Human Development and Family Science Club and is president of the American Association of Family and Consumer Science.

NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.


Rugby Education Association offers scholarships

The Rugby Education Association has two scholarships available for $250 each. One scholarship will be awarded to a Rugby High School senior pursuing a career in education, and the second is for an RHS graduate who is currently attending college and majoring in education.

The forms are available at the Rugby Public Schools’ website: www.rugby.k12.nd.us. The completed forms may be returned to Mrs. Sjol at the high school or to Gail Rham at Ely Elementary by May 2, 2014.


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