Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship

The North Dakota Water Education Foundation (NDWEF) has awarded 2022 Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarships to Mason Lemer of Drake, Taylor Mack of Anamoose, Emily Nelson of Lisbon, and Nicholas Windsor of Bismarck.

Lemer is a 2022 graduate of Drake-Anamoose High School, who plans to major in chemistry and find a career in scientific research. He is the son of Mitch and Candy Lemer.

Mack is also a 2022 graduate of Drake-Anamoose High School. The daughter of Scott and Angela Mack, she plans to attend Lake Region State College.

Nelson will be a 2023 graduate of the North Dakota State University where she is working toward her MS in agricultural and biosystems engineering. After graduation, she plans on working as an environmental engineer or agro-hydrologist. She is the daughter of Scott and Beth Nelson.

Windsor is a 2022 graduate of St. Mary’s Central High School. He will attend the University of Mary and plans to major in business administration. He is the son of Suzanne Windsor.

The essays written by Lemer, Mack, Nelson and Windsor 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 (NDWEF) within the North Dakota Community Foundation in memory of Russ Dushinske and Warren Jamison for their distinguished service, dedicated leadership, and life-long devotion to water development in North Dakota.

The Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship Endowment 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 is not limited to, students studying water-related fields and students whose families have taken an active role in North Dakota’s water resource management.

Recipients of the 2022 Dushinske & Jamison Scholarship were chosen by an impartial judge and announced in April. The winning essays were published in the May issue of North Dakota Water magazine.