The North Dakota Water Education Foundation (NDWEF) has awarded the 2021 Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship to Allen Farrell, Larimore; Noah Helgoe, Cavalier; Addyson Hughes, Minot and Kearyn Nelsen, Leeds.
Allen Farrell is a 2021 graduate of Larimore High School. He will be attending Lake Region State College majoring in business administration. Farrell has an interest in finance and would like to stay in the Larimore area when done with college. He is the son of Paul and Magdelin Farrell.
Noah Helgoe is a 2021 graduate of Cavalier High School. He will be attending the North Dakota State University (NDSU) majoring in animal science and biology. Once graduating from NDSU Helgoe plans on pursuing a doctorate in veterinary medicine. He would eventually like to open a veterinary practice in his hometown. He is the son of Chris and Kari Helgoe.
Addyson Hughes is a 2021 graduate of Des Lacs High School. She will be attending Minot State University majoring in biology and pre-optometry. Her long term goal it to own an optometry business in the state. She is the daughter of Todd and Sara Hughes.
Kearyn Nelsen is a 2021graduate of Leeds High School. She will be attending the University of North Dakota majoring in occupational therapy. She is the daughter of Kim and Kyle Nelsen.
The essays written by Farrell, Helgoe, Hughes and Nelsen address the topic of “your most vivid memory concerning water.”
The Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship Endowment was established by the North Dakota Water Education Foundation within the North Dakota Community Foundation in memory of Russ Dushinske and Warren Jamison and their distinguished service, dedicated leadership and life-long devotion to water development in North Dakota. It provides $1,500 scholarships to four deserving North Dakota students each year.
Scholarship recipients must attend a North Dakota college or university and preference will be given to, but not limited to, students studying water-related fields and students whose families have taken active roles in state water resource management.