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Polar Grants Scholarships to Area Students

By May 11, 2022No Comments

Polar is pleased to announce its 2022 scholarship recipients.

John G. Walters Scholarship

This year Polar awarded ten $1,000 scholarships in honor of former general manager John G. Walters. The awards are given to outstanding high school seniors whose parents or guardians are current customers of Polar Communications or its subsidiaries. Applicants are judged on essay content, grammar, academic achievement, and community involvement.

This year’s winners are Karson Blake, Park River Area School; Garrett Haakenson, Dakota Prairie High School; Jasmyn Johnson, Cavalier High School; Karson Matejcek, Lakota High School; Maci McMillan, Park River Area School; Austin Rygg, Northwood High School; Skylar Uglem, Northwood High School; Faith Vasicek, North Border High School; Gwyneth Wieler, Valley-Edinburg High School; and Jonah Zikmund, Park River Area School.

Polar Leadership Scholarship

The Leadership Scholarship, sponsored by Polar, is awarded to two students who are involved in their school, serve their community, achieve leadership roles in activities, functions, or organizations, and strive to reach their highest potential. Applicants must be a senior in high school or freshman or sophomore in college, and their parents or guardians must be Polar customers.

The 2022 Polar Leadership Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 is being awarded to Marit Ellingson, a senior at Dakota Prairie High School. And Noah Helgoe, a freshman attending North Dakota State University.

Congratulations to all our scholarship award recipients!