Campus News

Granite Falls Awards Scholarships


3/8/2013
Granite Falls

The Granite Falls Campus of Minnesota West hosted their annual Scholarship & Awards Brunch on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 and awarded $18,000 worth of scholarships to students.

The annual event hosted speaker Mr. Greg Gibson from the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum. In addition to Mr. Gibson’s keynote address, the campus also presented numerous awards to students. Awards were presented to students for their accomplishments in Business Professionals of America, Student Senate, Phi Theta Kappa, Work-Study, and various Scholarships totaling $18,000.

Minnesota West Community & Technical College awards scholarships through the Minnesota West Foundation, made possible by many donors, including faculty & staff, alumni, and many partnerships with local business and industry. Local contributors to the Minnesota West Foundation include the Granite Falls Bank, North Star Companies, the family of Murl E. Anderson, the Amy Narvestad family, Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort, The Schwan Food Company, Hartfield Automation, and Remanco Company.

Scholarship Recipients for Spring Semester 2013 included:

Alana Anderson (Milroy, MN) The Schwan Food Company Scholarship $500
Alana Anderson (Milroy, MN) Granite Falls Bank Scholarship $500
Alana Anderson (Milroy, MN) Administrative Support Scholarship $500
Ty Bowen (Montevideo, MN) Hartfield Automation Scholarship $1000
Keith Boysen (Montevideo, MN) Cathy Paulson Memorial Scholarship $500
Matthew Carlson (Granite Falls, MN) The Schwan Food Company Scholarship $500
Matthew Carlson (Granite Falls, MN) Fluid Power Technology Scholarship $500
Deanna Devos (Marshall, MN) Murl E. Anderson Scholarship $500
Nicholas Freeman (Montevideo, MN) Remanco Company Scholarship $1000
Amalia Ibarra (Granite Falls, MN) Part-Time Student Scholarship $250
Krista Johnson (Minneota, MN) The Schwan Food Company Scholarship $500
Krista Johnson (Minneota, MN) Amy Narvestad Memorial Scholarship $1,000
Joseph Kellen (Clinton, MN) Murl E. Anderson Memorial Scholarship $500
Joseph Kellen (Clinton, MN) Fluid Power Technology Scholarship $500
Jessica Laleman (Granite Falls, MN) Granite Falls Bank Scholarship $1000
Davis Leiseth (Hayti, SD) John E. Donahue Memorial Scholarship $500
Kristofer Mork (Redwood Falls, MN) Fluid Power Technology Scholarship $500
Jesica Rosburg (Clarkfield, MN) Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort $1000
Jesica Rosburg (Clarkfield, MN) Liberal Arts Club Scholarship $500
Amanda Sack (Montevideo, MN) Granite Falls Bank Scholarship $500
Amanda Sack (Montevideo, MN) John E. Donahue Memorial Scholarship $500
Amanda Sack (Montevideo, MN) Administrative Support Scholarship $750
Amanda Sack (Montevideo, MN) North Star Companies $250
Lucas Stefanick (Garvin, MN) Hartfield Automation Scholarship $1,000