Fourteen scholarships will be awarded to outstanding NDSU female and male athletes during this year's Harvest Bowl festivities Oct. 26-27. 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 Neal Fisher, North Dakota Wheat Commission administrator.
Harvest Bowl scholarship awardees, sport, hometown and major are:
- Harvest Bowl Scholarship -- Caitlin Mack, track, Watertown, S.D., exercise science
- Harvest Bowl Scholarship in honor of Robert Johansen -- Alec Espeland, track, Pierre, S.D., microbiology
- Gene Dahl Scholarship -- Jordon Rehak, track, Tioga, N.D., agribusiness
- Scott and Ann Dau Family Scholarship -- Hannah Linz, basketball, Watkins, Minn., nursing
- John and Kay Dean Harvest Bowl Scholarship -- Twila Moser, track, Bismarck, N.D., industrial engineering
- Myron and Muriel Johnsrud Harvest Bowl Endowment Fund -- Lauren Cammack, volleyball, DeWitt, Neb., civil engineering
- LeVon C. Kirkeide, Patricia Kirkeide-Hagemeister and Friends Scholarship -- Heidi Peterson, track, Sartell, Minn., microbiology
- Darrel Larson Family Scholarship -- Marshall Bjorklund, basketball, Arlington, Minn., agricultural systems management
- Bob Lauf Memorial Scholarship -- Trevor Gebhart, football, Sioux Falls, S.D., business administration
- Ron and Karen Offutt Scholarship -- Brandt Berghuis, track, Rosemount, Minn. university studies
- Red River Commodities Scholarship -- Alex Sobrero, baseball, Paradise, Calif., university studies
- Titan Machinery Scholarship -- Anthony Caputo, wrestling, Red Lake Falls, Minn., exercise science
- #64 Bob and #58 Bruce Yaggie Father-Son Football Scholarship -- Ryan Drevlow, football, Gwinner, N.D., electrical engineering
- Bob and Darlene Yaggie Football Scholarship -- Andrew Grothmann, football, Hillsboro, N.D., agricultural economics
The 39th annual Harvest Bowl festivities begin Friday, Oct. 26, at the Fargo Ramada Plaza Suites with a dinner and awards ceremony. On Saturday, honorees will participate in educational sessions on the NDSU campus and attend the Harvest Bowl football game.
For tickets and information on Harvest Bowl activities, visit the NDSU Alumni Association website at www.ndsualumni.com, call the NDSU alumni office toll-free at 800-279-8971 or locally at 701-231-6800, or email email@example.com.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.