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Co-op scholarships have been awarded for the fall of 2017

Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce the winners of the Basin Electric Power Cooperative/Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative scholarship awards. Exemplifying the Touchstone Energy® Cooperative value of commitment to community, Mor-Gran-Sou offers four $500 scholarship awards; two of the four scholarships are designated for qualified applicants who plan to attend a certified vocational or technical school. Those receiving a $500 scholarship in the fall of 2017 include: Caitlyn Becker, Flasher; Mary Hintz, Flasher; Dillon Koepplin, Elgin; and Katelyn Muggli, Carson.

Caitlyn Becker plans to attend South Dakota State University in pursuit of an Animal Science degree. Caitlyn’s parents are Joe and Jackie Becker, Flasher.

Mary Hintz, in pursuit of a degree in Nursing, plans to attend the University of Mary. Her parents are Mor-Gran-Sou members Robert and Debbie Hintz, Flasher.

Dillon Koepplin plans to attend Bismarck State College (BSC) and earn a degree in Agriculture Industry and Technology. Dillion’s parents are Mor-Gran-Sou members William and Linda Koepplin, Elgin.

Katelyn Muggli, in pursuit of an Elementary Education degree, also plans to attend BSC. Her parents are Mor-Gran-Sou members David and Heather Muggli, Carson.

Employee scholarship honor goes to McKenzie Kuhn

Mor-Gran-Sou was delighted to learn that McKenzie Kuhn earned a $1,000 scholarships from Basin Electric Power Cooperative. Each year, Basin Electric also offers an opportunity for children of member-cooperative employees to apply for one of 20 scholarships available to them. Now in its 26th year, the scholarship program remains focused on recognizing and encouraging academic and community achievements of students in the region. It is also considered an investment in the economic future of rural areas.

McKenzie, whose ultimate goal is to become a full-time therapist, is working toward her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training at the University of Mary, Bismarck. Accepted into the athletic training program as a college freshman, McKenzie maintained a 4.0 GPA while taking 21 credits.

She is the daughter of Michelle and Jesse Kuhn of New Salem. Jesse is the engineering technician for Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative.

Two scholarship awards added in 2017

This year, Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative was pleased to learn that the board of directors of 3C Construction and West Dakota Utility Services have each generously extended a $500 scholarship to each of its owners, including Mor-Gran-Sou. The intention of the scholarship is for students entering into the lineman program, mechanic program, etc., at a certified vocational or technical school. We have incorporated this scholarship into our current scholarship program, which allows Mor-Gran-Sou to offer two more scholarship awards to member-dependents. Those receiving a $500 scholarship include Lindsey Harrison, Selfridge, and Thad Norton, New Salem.

Lindsey plans to earn a degree in Welding at Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates. Her parents are Mor-Gran-Sou members Dale and Rachelle Harrison, Selfridge.

Thad, in pursuit of a degree in Diesel Technology, plans to attend the North Dakota State School of Science, Wahpeton. His parents are Mor-Gran-Sou members Clark and Debra Norton, New Salem.

We congratulate Caitlyn, Mary, Dillon, Katelyn, Lindsey, Thad and McKenzie on winning this year’s scholarship awards. Mor-Gran-Sou wishes them and all graduating seniors well on their plans for the future.

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