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Center for Independence awards scholarships: 12 $650 scholarships awarded

Posted: Monday, Sep 9th, 2013

This year marks the thirteenth year that the Center For Independence has awarded scholarships to assist dependent children of current employees in obtaining post-secondary education. The program was implemented in 2001 to provide a means for employees to work cooperatively to meet the increasing costs associated with post-secondary education.

The Center For Independence Board of Directors matches a portion of the employee contributions demonstrating the agency’s commitment to helping the children of our employees further their education. Since the inception of the Scholarship Program, 140 students have received $79,100 in scholarships. This year’s recipients listed below have been awarded scholarships of $650 each.

• Adam House, son of Kathy House of Huron, attends Dakota State University majoring in English.

• Bailey Tschetter, daughter of Lisa and James Tschetter of Huron, attends Southeast Technical Institute with a major in business management.

• Kacee Kopfmann, daughter of Lori and Monte Kopfmann, attends North Dakota State University with double majors in human development and family science and elementary education.

• Tanner Langbehn, son of Georgia and Steve Langbehn of Huron, is a senior at Dakota State University with a major in computer and network security.

• Kaylee Wallace, daughter of Kurt and Carolyn Wallace of Arlington, attends South Dakota State University with a major in broadcast journalism and a minor in French.

• Amanda Korak, daughter of Julene and Paul Korak of Huron, is a senior at Northern State University majoring in instrumental music education with an emphasis in percussion method and in biology in nursing.

• Elizabeth Nelson, daughter of James Nelson of Huron, will be attending Southwest Minnesota State University and plans to major in the Health Sciences field for nursing.

• Charles Drevecky, son of Julie Miller of Watertown, plans to attend Northern State University and hopes to become a chemistry teacher.

• Seth Knight, son of Becky and Mark Knight of Huron, will be attending South Dakota State University and majoring in forensics.

• Jessie Langbehn, daughter of Georgia and Steve Langbehn of Huron, attends Northern State University with a major in psychology.

• Sydney Tschetter, daughter of Lisa and James Tschetter of Huron, will be attending Northern Iowa Area Community College to major in physical therapy.

• Tracy Ochsner, daughter of Jackie Ochsner and Dan Ochsner of Huron, attends the University of South Dakota studying for a bachelor of science in nursing.

For the complete article see the 09-08-2013 issue.

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