Education Briefs for May 17

Christensen receives scholarship from Milroy Elevator

Marshall High School senior Colben Christensen is receiving a $500 scholarship from the Milroy Elevator. He plans to attend Ridgewater College next fall to pursue a career in farm business management.

Meyer receives scholarship from Catholic Daughters

Rachel Meyer, the daughter of Thomas and Lisa Meyer of Marshall, has been awarded a $500 scholarship from the Catholic Daughters of the Americas local Court St. Joan of Arc 1291.

She plans to attend Southwest Minnesota State University to major in nutrition and become a nutrition coach.

Landmark earns USD academic scholarship

Ryan Landmark, a senior at Marshall High School, has earned an $8,000 Coyote Commitment Leadership Scholarship from the University of South Dakota. Landmark, the son of Tom and Sherri Landmark, plans on majoring in finance.

USD awards Coyote Commitment Scholarships to academically talented high school seniors based on strong standardized test scores and cumulative grade-point average. Incoming freshmen are automatically considered for the award.

Schmidt among 17 Minnesota seniors selected for Minnesota FFA Foundation scholarship

Taylor Schmidt, a senior at Tracy Area High School, is among the 17 Minnesota high school seniors who will receive a $1,000 James W. Tracy scholarship, the Minnesota FFA Foundation has announced. The scholarship is available to Minnesota high school seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary school and pursuing a degree in Agriculture. The scholarship is scored on leadership, involvement, agriculture interest and financial need.

The scholarship guidelines and application for school year 2018-2019 will be available Nov. 15 at