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Scholars (July 9)

Two make dean’s list at Montana State

Nolan Clark and Brandon Molland were named to the Montana State University dean’s list during the spring 2014 semester.

The dean’s honor roll includes the students earning grade-point averages of 3.5 or above for the semester.

Students must complete 12 credit hours to qualify.

Montana State University is located in Bozeman.

W. Fargo natives win SkillsUSA certification

Matt Keller from West Fargo, a student at West Fargo High School, was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in power equipment technology at the Skills-USA National Leadership and Skills Conference.

Industry leaders representing over 600 businesses, corporations, trade associations and unions recognized the students for their demonstrated excellence in 99 hands-on occupational and leadership contests, such as robotics, criminal justice, aviation maintenance and public speaking. All contests are designed, run and judged by industry using industry standards.

The SkillsUSA Championships is for high school and college-level students who are members of Skills-USA.

The Skill Point Certificate was awarded in 86 occupational and leadership areas to students who achieved a high score defined by industry.

The SkillsUSA Championships have been a premier event since 1967. The Skill Point Certificates were introduced in 2009 as a component of the Skills-USA Work Force Ready System.

Minot State taking registration for fall

Summer is in full swing, and that means it’s time to register for the fall 2014 semester at Minot State University. Current students are urged to enroll in classes on campus, at Minot Air Force Base, or for classes and degree programs in Bismarck and Fargo. Online classes and degree programs are available as well, and students are encouraged to review the schedule to evaluate the flexible course offerings.

Current students may register at any time by visiting Campus Connection at

Evening classes begin Aug. 25 and daytime classes begin Aug. 26.

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