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Builders association awards scholarships to area graduates

The Lake Region Builders Association recently awarded $7,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors at schools around the region.

Celebrating the academic achievements of area students.
Celebrating the academic achievements of area students.
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DETROIT LAKES — The Lake Region Builders Association Scholarship Foundation has awarded seven $1,000 scholarships to 2022 graduates pursuing careers in the building trades.

Recipients include:

  • Braxton Saewert, New York Mills, attending M-State in Moorhead to study plumbing and HVAC;
  • Cole Koep, Parkers Prairie, attending M-State in Moorhead to study plumbing and HVAC;
  • Katherine Stearns, Detroit Lakes, attending University of Minnesota-Twin Cities to study architecture;
  • Lillian Carlson, Pelican Rapids, attending Alexandria Technical and Community College to study design or architectural drafting
  • Mairyn Erp, New York Mills, attending Alexandria Technical and Community College to study Interior Design;
  • Scott Seim, Frazee, attending Bismarck State College to study carpentry or woodworking;
  • William Starkey, Mahnomen, attending North Dakota State University to study construction management.

The mission of the Lake Region Builders Association is to educate, improve and support the building industry in Becker, Otter Tail, Wilkin, Norman and Mahnomen counties. The LRBA Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships each year to students who plan to study in a construction-related field.

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