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  • Jonathan Crump, BArch ’84 architecture, BS ’84, architectural studies, was promoted to associate principal at the Elgin, Illinois, office of Dewberry, a privately-held professional services firm. He is the firm’s national design director and has more than 33 years of architectural experience.
  • Adam Gehlhar, BS '08 social science education, MEd ’11, educational leadership, received a $25,000 Milken Educator Award. Of the 44 recipients this year, he is the only one in North Dakota. He is principal of Jamestown High School in Jamestown, North Dakota.
  • Helma (Kinzley) Gibbens, 93, BS ’46 human development and education, farmed with her husband near Cando, North Dakota, and together they ran Tri-County Supply in Maza, North Dakota. She lived in Cando.
  • Lyle Severson, 89, BS ’49 pharmacy, owned a drug store in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. He was a medic during the Korean War, and was awarded a Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars. He lived in Fargo.
  • Donna (Drake) Hoff, 88, BS ’52 home economics education, farmed with her husband near Perley, Ada and Felton, Minnesota. She also taught school in Ada. She lived in Moorhead.
  • Mary Ann (Graven) Evenson, 66, PhD ’77 cereal science, was director of research at Kroger Foods, Cincinnati; director of quality control, research and development for Dakota Bake-N-Serve, Jamestown; senior product development technologist for Chef Francisco, Eugene, Oregon; research scientist for Sara Lee Bakery, Chicago; and a professor at St. Cloud State University, Minnesota. She lived in Fargo. 
  • Rachel (Prischmann) Olson, 70, BS ’71 medical technology, worked for NDSU for 40 years, spending much of her time as a researcher. She lived in Fargo.
  • Paul Kram, 66, BS ’74 agricultural mechanization, worked for Schramm/Hausauer Implement, Erling's Oil and Langdon Implement, retiring in 2017. He lived in Langdon, North Dakota. 
  • Charles Davenport, 89, BS ’54 business, was vice president of Bartley Sales for 25 years before he started his own company, Service Unlimited, which he operated for 31 years. He was an Army veteran who was awarded three Bronze Stars for service in Korea. He lived in Bloomington, Minnesota. 
  • Donald M. Sorlie, 93, BS ’50 industrial engineering, was a trust officer at Ranier National Bank. He was a retired Air Force colonel who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He lived in Poulsbo, Washington.


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