Students Inducted to 2021 All North Dakota Academic Team

(Bismarck, ND) -- Seventeen North Dakota community college students have been named to the 2021 All-North Dakota Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of community college students.

Members of the team and the colleges they attend are as follows:

  • Ashlei Stanczyk - Bismarck State College
  • Eden West - Bismarck State College
  • Michael Schultz - Bismarck State College
  • Danielle Thurston - Bismarck State College
  • Luka Dragovic - Dakota College at Bottineau
  • Sarah Nadeau - Dakota College at Bottineau
  • Nicholas Vercaigne - Dakota College at Bottineau
  • Rhiannon Giguere - Lake Region State College
  • Breonna Rance - Lake Region State College
  • Mya Halverson - Lake Region State College
  • Amanda Lang - Lake Region State College
  • Nicole Coln - North Dakota State College of Science
  • Isabel Thomas - North Dakota State College of Science
  • Emily Blazek - North Dakota State College of Science
  • Adrianna Winter - North Dakota State College of Science
  • Yarenci Gonzalez - Williston State College
  • Tiffany Sewald - Williston State College

“Only the most highly driven and accomplished students are named to the All-North Dakota Academic Team,” said North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott. “The 17 students from throughout our system who were named to the team this year are tremendous examples of academic achievement and volunteer spirit.”

Nominations are based on outstanding academic performance and service to the college and community. Each member of the team receives a certificate of congratulations from Governor Burgum, an award certificate, a medallion and a monetary award.

Team members are also eligible for scholarships from Dickinson State University, Mayville State University, Minot State University, Valley City State University, North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota. The University of Mary also offer awards to team members.