Park Rapids seniors receive diplomas Sunday
Park Rapids commencement was Sunday afternoon at the Park Rapids Area High School. Family and friends attended to celebrate with the graduates.
More than $90,000 was awarded through scholarships to Park Rapids Area High School students at a program last week. Several awards were also given out at the program.
Student Council - $250 to Heather Goodwater.
Alworth Scholarships - $20,000 to Mary Kading, Heather Goodwater and Jake Grimes.
Skeffington Family Scholarship - $1,000 to Nathan Gebhart.
Delores Clack Memorial scholarship - $1,000 to Hannah Wolff
Al and Ruth Monico Scholarship - $500 to Chelsey Tandsetter.
Gayle Wallace Memorial Scholarship - $500 to Kyja Penning
Debbie Yelick Memorial Scholarship - $500 to Mary Kading
Koerper Scholarships - $600 each to Paul Dirks, Jake Grimes, Mary Kading, Dan Ricke, Ben Sitz, Tony Schmid, Chelsey Tandsetter, Shannon Taylor and Kyja Penning.
Gibbs Scholarships - $400 to Mary Kading and $500 to Jake Grimes.
Itasca Mantrap - $500 each to Angie Haas and Jonah Pearson.
TIME Math Scholarship - $150 to Robert Swanstrom.
Trig Star Awards - $50 to Anna Grimes, $75 to Josh Hayes and $200 to Mark Bravo.
Wrestling Boosters - $400 each to John Drury, Cameron Free, Dylan Holmer, Jared Nash and Caleb Atkins.
Don Savage Memorial Scholarship - $400 to Kyja Penning.
St. Joseph's Area Health Services - $1,000 to Amy Kniss.
Innovis Health - $500 to Hannah Wolff.
PEO Scholarships - $1,000 each to Mary Kading and Kyja Penning.
Park Rapids Chapter FJ of PEO International - $200 each to Angie Haas, Mary Kading and Trisha Matheny.
Park Rapids Lions Club - $500 each to Jonah Pearson and Angie Haas.
Smythe Family Scholarship, State Bank of Park Rapids - $4,000 to John Drury.
Osage Senior Citizen's Scholarship - $300 to Paul Dirks.
Osage Lion's Club - $500 each to Caleb Atkins, Missy Bensen and Paul Dirks and $300 to Roth Mattson.
Air Force scholarship - Nathan Smart.
American Legion Auxiliary - $500 each to Heather Goodwater and Angie Haas.
Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship - $3,000 to Angie Haas.
Kiwanis Educational Foundation - $750 to Mary Kading.
Society of Women Engineers - Mary Kading.
Alpha Delta Kappa (Theta Chapter) - $500 to Angie Haas.
Northern State University - $10,000 to Jared Nash.
University of Minnesota Edelstein Family Foundation Scholarship - $20,000 to Heather Goodwater.
St. John's University - $11,500 to Ben Sitz.
North Dakota State University - $10,000 to Dillon Theis, $700 to Robert Swanstrom, and $700 to Chelsey Tandsetter.
University of North Dakota - $10,000 presidential scholarship to Mary Kading.
University of North Dakota - $4,000 community of learners scholarship each to Trisha Matheny, Steve Smith and Shelby Weckworth.
Outstanding Student Council Award - Sean Hayes.
Outstanding English Awards - Jake Grimes, Jonah Pearson and Mary Kading.
Outstanding Social Awards - Heather Goodwater and Jonah Pearson.
Artist of the Year - Greta Ertl.
Outstanding Math Awards - Jonah Pearson, Mary Kading and Jake Grimes.
Perfect Attendance Awards
Grade 9 - Michelle Farlee, Katelyn Hilmanowski, Tonya Melott, Kaitlin Olson, Tanner Otterness, Paul Prenevost, Chelsey Riewer, Josh Walker and Jon Wiederin.
Grade 10 - Brock Fritze, Katie Just, Emily Klingenberg, Alana McKeever, James Wells and Taylor Wheeler.
Grade 11 - Kelsey Adolphson, Jason Dennis, Victor French and Caleb Parks.
Grade 12 - Robert Swanstrom.