Abigail Hickel, daughter of Joe Hickel and Paula Hickel, is a senior at Ray High School. She has been actively involved in volleyball, basketball, track, softball, FFA, FBLA, Student Council, drama, speech, band, Know Your State, and 4-H. Abby has served as the North Dakota FBLA State Secretary, Ray High School Student Council President, Miss Ward County’s Outstanding Teen, and was elected Commissioner of Agriculture at ND ALA Girls State. She is a four time State Speech qualifier, a three time National FBLA qualifier, a two time State Volleyball qualifier, Ray High Schools Distinguished Student, and an Honor Roll student since seventh grade. Abby is passionate about her involvement and community service. She plans on attending North Dakota State University to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing, with future plans of earning a higher degree in the medical field.
2019 Arthur S. Johnson
JoBeth Johnson, daughter of Bradley and Denise Johnson of Crosby, is a senior at Divide County High School. She has actively participated in band, choir, drama, yearbook, National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, and varsity volleyball throughout her high school career. She has had the opportunity to serve in various leadership positions in these extracurricular organizations. Within the community, JoBeth is a part of the Meadowlark Arts Council, summer softball, 4-H, Girl Scouts, and church activities. She enjoys being outside, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. JoBeth plans to attend the University of Jamestown and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Secondary English Education this coming fall.
Terek Enget is the son of Jonathan and Elizabeth Enget of Powers Lake. He is a senior at Powers Lake High School. He is actively involved in football, basketball, track, SADD, FBLA, and American Baptist Youth. Terek was the team captain for both the football and basketball teams during his time in high school. He has received All-Region Honors for football, qualified for national FBLA conference, and is on the honor roll. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his dogs and going fishing in the summer. This fall Terek plans to attend Minot State University for Pre-Physical Therapy.
Lindsey Beech, daughter of Stanley and Teneil Beech, is a senior at Ray High School. Lindsey has been active in volleyball, softball, FBLA, Drama, and Student Council during her senior year. She is currently her senior class vice president and president of her local FBLA chapter. In FBLA, Lindsey has won multiple awards at state that has led her to be national qualifying. She has won many other awards such as All Regular Season and All District Teams for volleyball her senior year, honor roll throughout high school, and more. Lindsey has been active in her school and community throughout high school. She plans to attend the University of Mary in the fall to pursue a degree in Occupational Therapy.
2019 Kenneth Lund Jr.
(Due to no qualified applicants for the 2019 Kenneth Lund Jr. Scholarships, both scholarships went to Arthur S. Johnson Scholarship applicants.)
Hannah Johnson, daughter of Lavern and Julie Johnson, is a senior at Grenora High School. She has been involved in volleyball, basketball, track, 4-H, National Honor Society, band, choir, youth group, Close-Up, and teaching Sunday School. Hannah is serving as her school’s student council president. She has also qualified for the International Science and Engineering Fair three years in a row. Other awards she has received are North Dakota Academic All-State Honorable Mention, HOBY delegate, honor roll, and perfect attendance. In the fall, Hannah plans to attend the University of North Dakota for a degree in communications.
Samuel Johnson, son of Lyndon and Dee Ann Johnson of Alamo, is a senior at Divide County High School. Sam played high school golf and participated in high school band and FBLA. He belongs to National Honor Society and has been listed on the academic honor roll throughout high school. He is an Eagle Scout, and has volunteered to help younger Scouts advance in rank. He has worked for Ekness Super Valu and Jason’s Super Foods in Crosby for two and a half years. Sam will matriculate at North Dakota State University beginning fall semester 2019 in pursuit of an accounting and business degree.