Six area high school seniors have each been awarded a $1000 scholarship from Farm Credit Services of North Dakota.
Ethan Bakken – Lignite, Leah Feland – Antler, Rhett Hanson – Stanley, Nicholas Murphy – Minot, Eli Richter – Sykeston and Michael Thomas – Velva, were chosen
for their outstanding scholastic and leadership achievements during high school. Selection was based on academic record, personal attributes, vocational promise,
leadership and financial need. Applicants were also required to be from an actively farming and/or ranching family, or planning to pursue a career in farming or some
aspect of agriculture.
Ethan Bakken Leah Feland Rhett Hanson Nicholas Murphy Eli Richter Michael Thomas
The two independent Farm Credit Services associations headquartered in Minot and Mandan - with branch offices in various locations throughout western ND, award scholarships
annually to students entering college in the fall. This year the two associations awarded a total of 10 scholarships totaling $10,000.
Farm Credit Services of ND is a member-owned agricultural credit association providing loans to farmers and ranchers for real estate, machinery, livestock, and operating needs.
We strive to be a dependable source of constructive financial products and services and support rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services,
today and tomorrow.
Farm Credit Services of North Dakota serves 17 counties in northwest North Dakota through branch offices located in Minot, Bottineau, Carrington, Crosby, Rugby, and Williston,
including Bowbells Crop Insurance (Bowbells) and Ward County Crop Insurance (Minot).