Adeline Norgaard, daughter of Chris & Jenny Norgaard, is a senior at Tioga High School. She has been actively involved in volleyball, basketball, track, Future Business Leaders of America, Student Council, National Honor Society, Student Government, and the Academic Olympics. During Addie’s senior year, she served as the FBLA Vice President, the Student Council Vice President, the Letterman’s Club President, the Class Vice President, and volleyball, basketball, and track team captains. She is a four-time National FBLA qualifier and has qualified for both the North Dakota State Science Fair and the International Science & Engineering Fair three times each. Addie has won multiple athletic awards and was on the district all-tournament team for volleyball. Since freshman year, she has been on the honor roll and has been an active member of her school, community, and church. Addie plans to attend the University of Mary this fall to pursue a degree in business.
2021 Arthur S. Johnson
Bo Thingvold, son of Jon & Celeste Thingvold, is a senior at Bowbells High School. He was actively involved in football, basketball, baseball, speech, Future Business Leaders of America, Student Council, Academic Olympics, Choir, Band, and Luther League. Bo has served as the Bowbells High School Student Council President. He has also served as an FBLA officer for the past three years and as Class President since seventh grade. Bo has received many awards in football, basketball, speech, and FBLA. He has been a Straight-A Honor Roll student since seventh grade. He was also selected to the Bronze Academic All-State Team. When not busy with school and extracurricular activities, Bo likes to spend his time on the farm, hunting, fishing, and hanging with friends. In the fall, he plans to attend Valley City State University to earn a degree in Agribusiness while competing on the football team.
Bria Smithberg, daughter of Kim Smithberg, is a senior at Divide County High School. She has been actively involved in basketball, volleyball, Future Business Leaders of America, Choir, Band, Future Farmers of American, Dollars for Scholars, National Honor Society, Yearbook, Girls State, Sunday School Teachers Assistant, and has helped with Church Services. She has had the opportunity to serve in leadership positions among several of these activities, such as basketball, volleyball, FBLA, band, and choir. Bria has served as the local FBLA Chapter Historian and class representative. She has been a State qualifier for choir, a six-time State qualifier for band, and has participated in several honor bands. She has qualified for National FBLA four times and is an “A” Honor Roll student since seventh grade. She is very passionate about her involvement and community service and has loved working for her sister at The Rooted Home in Crosby. In the fall, Bria plans to attend the University of North Dakota to obtain a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education.
Noah Schroeder, son of Jody & Amy Schroeder, is a senior at Powers Lake High School. He has been involved in basketball, football, track and field, FFA, FBLA, youth group, and SADD. During his senior year, he was a starter for the state basketball team, a starter for the football team, state Academic Olympic team, class treasurer, and the treasurer of the local FBLA chapter. Noah is the recipient of All-Region and All-State honors in football, All-District in basketball, and being on the Academic All-State Gold Team. He has been an honor student throughout his entire high school career. Noah plans to attend Minot State University for a degree in chemistry and also play football.
2021 Kenneth Lund Jr.
Karter Longie, son of Cary & Becky Longie, is a senior at Tioga High School. He is involved in football, basketball, golf, baseball, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Society, Student Council, band, drama, and Academic Olympics. Karter was selected as an all-conference football player as a senior. He served leadership roles as president of the local Future Business Leaders of America chapter, National Honor Society, and Student Council. Karter also served as class president every year of high school. He qualified for and attended the national FBLA conference each of the last three years, placing 10th nationally in the LifeSmarts event as a junior. He has been an honor student throughout his entire high school career. Karter has also been very active in school and community through church and youth sports programs. He is currently a sports broadcaster with KTGO Radio. Karter plans to attend the University of Nebraska – Lincoln majoring in Broadcasting/Sports Media and Communications.
Sydney Larson, daughter of Carrie Pederson and Thomas Larson, is a senior at Ray High School. She has been actively involved in volleyball, softball, Future Business Leaders of America, Student Council, HOBY, and choir. Sydney has served as her FBLA chapter vice president and class vice president. She is a 4-time national qualifier of FBLA and has been on the honor roll numerous times. Sydney has won All-District team (2), All-tournament team, and All-Region team for volleyball. She has been very active in her school and community throughout high school. Sydney plans to attend Bismarck State College to pursue a major in graphic design.