TEF chooses 10 MPHS seniors for scholarships


The Tiger Educational Foundation (TEF) has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 10 MPHS 2012 graduates. These scholarships are awarded each year to MPHS graduating seniors who have excelled in academic excellence, leadership participation in school activities, community service and sincere educational/professional goals.

The students are:
• Kimberly Helm, daughter of Brian and Susie Helm, received a TEF scholarship. She will be attending Presentation College in Aberdeen to become a nurse.

• Kylee Kettering, daughter of Kipp and Brenda Kettering, was awarded the Pirnie and Mildred Brown Memorial Scholarship. She plans to enter the nursing program at Augustana College in Sioux Falls.

• Kassidy Keller, daughter of Michael and Staci Keller, received the Doug Glader Family Scholarship. Kassidy will attend the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City to study environmental engineering.

• Lauren Brekke, daughter of Bruce and Debbie Brekke, was awarded the Walter Spilos Memorial Scholarship. She plans to major in biology and minor in music at the University of Nebraska in Kearney.

• Trevor Jerome, son of Mike and Michelle Jerome, received the J. Randall Meyer Scholarship. He will attend the Colorado School of Mines to earn his degree in mechanical engineering.

• Katie Heil, daughter of Doug and Lori Heil, was awarded the Mary Jane Morrison Memorial Scholarship. She plans to study psychology at Concordia in Moorhead, Minn., or NDSU in Fargo.

• Cassidy Ulmer, daughter of Todd and Dawn Ulmer, received a TEF Scholarship. Cassidy will attend Augustana College to study communications.

• Dylan Mickelson, son of Gilbert and Cathy Mickelson, was awarded a TEF Scholarship. He plans to major in secondary education at NSU in Aberdeen.

• Kirby Greger, son of Jerome and Traci Greger, received the Lowe Family Scholarship. Kirby will study at the University of Mary in Bismarck to obtain a degree in nursing.

• Jacob Fonkert, son of Dennis and Mary Sue Fonkert, was awarded a TEF Scholarship. He plans to attend the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to major in mechanical engineering.

The last board meeting of the season was held later the same day at Grace Fellowship Hall of UCC where routine reports were given.

The Tiger Tracks newsletter has been mailed and other free copies will be made available at local business places and Pollock this month.

The next meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, 5 p.m., at UCC.

– Macel Monthye –

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