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Published January 12 2014

Namedroppers (Jan. 12)

MSUM NEWS: Minnesota State University Moorhead has awarded scholarships to Rebecca Lind and Sarah Pressley.

Lind, daughter of Keith and Diana Lind, Moorhead, was awarded an $8,000 President’s Honors Scholarship. The scholarship awards $2,000 for the freshman year and requires a high school class rank in the top five percent and a score of 28 or above on the ACT exam. It’s renewable for four years with a 3.5 grade point average.

Pressley, daughter of Sharon Pressley, Fargo, was awarded a $4,000 University Scholarship. The scholarship awards $1,000 for the freshman year and is given to students admitted to MSUM with a composite ACT score of 24-25 and a high school rank in the top 50 percent, or a composite ACT score of 21-23 and a high school class rank in the top 10 percent. It’s renewable for a maximum of four years with a 3.5 grade point average.

HONOR SOCIETIES: The following seniors at the University of Jamestown were recently inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International nursing honor society and the Xi-Kappa Chapter-at-Large: Katie Bjertness, Kindred, N.D.; Kalai Lundquist, Gardner, N.D.; Kelsey Smith, Amenia, N.D.; and Whitney Streifel, West Fargo.


“Namedroppers” is an occasional Sunday column featuring neighborhood and community news. Contact Angie Wieck at (701) 241-5501 or email her at awieck@forumcomm.com to find out how to submit your news and accomplishments.