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NDSU Athletes to be Awarded Scholarships During Harvest Bowl

The 41st annual Harvest Bowl festivities begin Friday, Nov. 21.

Fifteen scholarships will be awarded to outstanding North Dakota State University female and male athletes during this year’s Harvest Bowl festivities Nov. 21-22 in Fargo.

The NDSU Harvest Bowl program also recognizes the work of agriculturists in 53 counties in North Dakota and several in Minnesota.

A special agribusiness award goes to an individual who has a distinguished career in agriculture and business. This year’s award recipient is Jerry Doan, a fourth-generation rancher and producer from McKenzie.

Harvest Bowl scholarship awardees, sport, hometown and major are:

  • Harvest Bowl Scholarship – Courtney Johnson, softball, Fargo, social science education
  • Harvest Bowl Scholarship in honor of Robert Johansen – Tommy Petersen, wrestling, Lakeville, Minn., agricultural systems management
  • Gene Dahl Scholarship – Zach Mayo, baseball, Mather, Manitoba, crop and weed sciences
  • Scott and Ann Dau Family Scholarship – Austin Kuhnert, football, Sioux Falls, S.D., general agriculture
  • John and Kay Dean Harvest Bowl Scholarship – Jackie Lee, volleyball, Williston, agribusiness
  • Gooseneck Implement/Green Iron Equipment Harvest Bowl Scholarship – Amber Riopelle, track and field, Mandan, nursing
  • Myron and Muriel Johnsrud Harvest Bowl Endowment – Andrew Bonnet, football, Council Bluffs, Iowa, finance
  • LeVon Kirkeide, Patricia Kirkeide–Hagemeister and Friends Harvest Bowl Scholarship – Anthony Caputo, wrestling, Red Lake Falls, Minn., agribusiness
  • Darrell Larson Family Scholarshiip – Ben LeCompte, football, Barrington, Ill., sports management
  • Bob Lauf Memorial Scholarship – Cole Davis, football, Kearney, Neb., agribusiness
  • Ron and Karen Offutt Scholarship – Andrew Smith, football, Sioux Falls, S.D., health and physical education
  • Red River Commodities Scholarship – Jarrod Tuszka, football, Warner, S.D., general agriculture
  • Titan Machinery Scholarship – Travis Beck, football, Munich, turfgrass management
  • #64 Bob Yaggie and #58 Bruce Yaggie Father-Son Football Scholarship – Brian Schaetz, football, Denmark, Wis., agricultural economics
  • Bob and Darlene Yaggie Football Scholarship – Brad Ambrosius, football, De Pere, Wis., education

The 41st annual Harvest Bowl festivities begin Friday, Nov. 21, at the Fargo Ramada Plaza Suites with a dinner and awards ceremony. On Saturday, honorees will attend the Harvest Bowl football game between NDSU and Youngstown State.

For information on Harvest Bowl, visit the NDSU Alumni Association website at http://www.ndsualumni.com/, call the NDSU alumni office toll-free at (800) 279-8971 or locally at (701) 231-6800, or email marilyn@ndsualumni.com.

NDSU Agriculture Communication – Nov. 10, 2014

Source:Marilyn Doeden, (701) 231-6808, marilyn@ndsualumni.com
Editor:Rich Mattern, (701) 231-6136, richard.mattern@ndsu.edu
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