Title

School of Medicine and Health Sciences medical students receive scholarships

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

12-19-2017

Campus Unit

School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Abstract

GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce that more than $260,000 in scholarships has been awarded to 84 UND medical students for the 2017–2018 academic year. Funds for the scholarships come from private sources, endowments, and other awards, and have helped the School lower SMHS medical student debt from well above the national average to below the national average compared with all other U.S. medical schools.

Scholarships for 2017–2018

(Listed alphabetically by graduating class, hometown, and last name. Photographs available upon request.)

Class of 2018

Bismarck, N.D.

Jordan Bleth, Howard, Clarine & Karen Robinson Scholarship

Jennifer Glatt, Karen & Elvira Lynner Memorial Medical Scholarship

Syed Hyder, Floyd & Ann Marshall Scholarship, Dr. Carol Thorstad Memorial Scholarship

Adam Swigost, Karen & Elvira Lynner Memorial Medical Scholarship

Casselton, N.D.

Greg Wieland, Dr. Justus Fiechtner & Karlene Gehler Scholarship

Devils Lake, N.D.

Brock Davidson, Dr. James P. Lantz Memorial Scholarship

Fargo, N.D.

Matthew Glogoza, Karen & Elvira Lynner Memorial Medical Scholarship

Grand Forks, N.D.

Mary Jeno, Dr. William & Helene Powers Scholarship

Leeds, N.D.

Katrina Foster, Karen & Elvira Lynner Memorial Medical Scholarship

Mandan, N.D.

Whitney Bettenhausen, Academic Achievement Award

Minot, N.D.

Megan Schmidt, Dr. Steve & Sue Laxdal Scholarship

Park River, N.D.

Maxwell Otto, Dr. Cecil & Penny Chally Medical Scholarship

Wahpeton, N.D.

Jill Wieser, Dr. A. Leonard Asmundson Scholarship

Walhalla, N.D.

Elizabeth Blair, Dr. Mack & Rita Traynor Scholarship, Dr. Rodney J. Rohrich Scholarship

Williston, N.D.

Mari Goldade, Dr. Donald & Marjorie Meredith Medical Scholarship

Katherine Wilt, Arden & Bertha Anderson Scholarship, Dr. John Graham Memorial Scholarship Award Endowment, Dr. John R. Fischer Medical Scholarship

Healdsburg, Calif.

Cameron MacInnis, American Indian Graduate Center Scholarship

Scotts Valley, Calif.

Daniel Kolm, Dr. Richard A. & Anna M. Olafson Scholarship

Forest Lake, Minn.

Siri Urquhart, Ray Duggan Scholarship

Minneapolis, Minn.

Marc Granrud, Dr. David Blehm Endowment Scholarship, Dr. Karl V.& M. Carolyn Kaess Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award

Sabin, Minn.

Katherine Benedict, Ray Duggan Scholarship

Billings, Mont.

Anthony Arveschoug, Academic Achievement Award

Cory Miller, Ray Duggan Scholarship

Class of 2019

Bismarck, N.D.

Jace Kusler, Dr. Arthur Saiki Award, Dr. Michael Kincheloe Scholarship

Fargo, N.D.

Michael Dancer, Gertrude Dammen & Allison Gentle Medical Education Scholarship

Emily Olig, David & VeAnna Selid Scholarship

Matthew Winkels, Dr. Dale & Penny Cody Scholarship, Dr. Walt Wasdahl & Dr. Robert & Kay Hedger Scholarship

Grafton, N.D.

Eric Torkelson, Dr. Cecil & Penny Chally Medical Scholarship

Grand Forks, N.D.

Mara Thorsen, Fee Family Scholarship MED

Langdon, N.D.

Brooke Kubat, Mark and Mary Andrews Scholarship

Williston, N.D.

Rory Guenther, Dr. Donald & Marjorie Meredith Medical Scholarship

Brainerd, Minn.

Rachel Ellens, Academic Achievement Award

Foley, Minn.

Faith Gonowolo Thompson, Judy L. DeMers Medical Scholarship

Ham Lake, Minn.

Zachary Elliott, George B. Talbert Medical Scholarship

Billings, Mont.

Shauna Newton, Ray Duggan Scholarship

Great Falls, Mont.

Shanalee Mountan, Lynn Meier Memorial Medical Scholarship, Ty Raymond MedFund Award

Helena, Mont.

Brenna Fanning, Dr. Donald Reichert Memorial Scholarship, Cora Smith King Scholarship, Dr. Thomas & Sandra (Whaly) Olson Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award

Lincoln, Neb.

Erin Reis, Ralph & Hazel Rohde Scholarship

Crowpoint, N.M.

Mylan Panteah, American Indian Graduate Center Scholarship

Laredo, Texas

Natasha Garcia, American Indian Graduate Center Scholarship

Cherey, Wash.

Chelsie Moyer, Charles & Emma Bollinger Scholarship

Superior, Wisc.

Robert Kraft, Fee Family Scholarship MED

Class of 2020

Fargo, N.D.

Eric Jagim, Judy L. DeMers Medical Scholarship

Naveena Lall, Florette & William L. Schwartz, M.D. Scholarship

Anna Melicher, Dr. Jack & Donna Linfoot Scholarship, Dr. Keith & Elaine Wold Scholarship, ND Academic Scholarship

Forman, N.D.

Shirin Nour, LM Radke Fostvedt Medical Scholarship

Grand Forks, N.D.

Tyler Beattie, Dr. B & G Afedt Scholarship, Drs. V & M Braund Scholarship

Annika Strand, Academic Achievement Award, Robert G. Rogers Scholarship

Langdon, N.D.

Haley Amoth, Gustave Golseth and Wesley Morrish Medical Scholarship, Dr. Rene & Barbara A. Pelletier Medical Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award

Stirum, N.D.

Jacob Greenmyer, Dr. Mark & Becky Odland Scholarship, Dr. Carol Eidsvoog Scholarship, Dr. Donald & Marjorie Meredith Medical Scholarship

Huntingtown, Md.

Logan Richards, Dr. Donald and Blanche Person Scholarship, Dr. Norman & Charmaine Hepper Scholarship

Cohasset, Minn.

Nicholas Hopkins, Dr. Dave & Theresa Theige Medical Scholarship, Matthew Spangler Med Scholarship

Fridley, Minn.

Thomas Walter, Dr. C.O. & Fern Haugen Scholarship, Ray Duggan Scholarship

Georgetown, Minn.

Ashley Wood, Dr. C.O. & Fern Haugen Scholarship, Ray Duggan Scholarship

Mount Iron, Minn.

Jordan Lindholm, Dr. Dean Theodore Harwood Memorial Scholarship, Dr. Harley E. French Scholarship

Shoreview, Minn.

Ellen Kronzer, Dr. Brett and Jon Pinkerton Scholarship, Faculty for Student Scholarship, Ralph & Barbara Cushing Scholarship

Cheyenne, Wyo.

John Stacy, Dr. John A. DeKrey Scholarship, Dr. John R. & Karen M. Schmidt-Gray Scholarship, Imogene & Naomi Adams Scholarship

Class of 2021

Buxton, N.D.

Christopher Walden, Academic Achievement Award, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Bismarck, N.D.

Mary Johanson, Logan Hetherington Award

Cassandra Walth, Medical School Dean's Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award

Carrington, N.D.

Austin Hewitt, Janice Granum Medical Scholarship, Marlys E Schuh M.D. Scholarship, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Fargo, N.D.

Taylor Volberding, Drs. Christopher & Allison Clapp Anderson Scholarship, Medical School Dean's Scholarship, Karen & Elvira Lynner Memorial Medical Scholarship

Grand Forks, N.D.

Andrew Herting, Academic Achievement Award, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Hankinson, N.D.

Dre Steinwehr, ND Academic Scholarship

Minot, N.D.

Lane Vendsel, Medical School Dean’s Scholarship, ND Academic Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award

New Town, N.D.

Brooke Fettig, ND Academic Scholarship, Noah & Carrie Gregory Scholarship, Dr. Paul C. Quistgard Scholarship, Mary Elizabeth Dryden Wiltrout Memorial Scholarship

Northwood, N.D.

Tyler Bilden, Medical School Dean's Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award

Webster, N.D.

Connor Baker, Dr. Mack & Rita Traynor Scholarship

West Fargo, N.D.

Jonathan Pacella, Marlys E. Schuh M.D. Scholarship, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Sarah Schaeffer, ND Academic Scholarship

Wishek, N.D.

Daniel Sayler, ND Academic Scholarship, Medical School Dean’s Scholarship, Dr. Donald & Marjorie Meredith Medical Scholarship

Wyndmere, N.D.

Marley Foertsch, Academic Achievement Award, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Elko-New Market, Minn.

Audrey Lane, Patrick L. Altringer Scholarship, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Erskine, Minn.

McKenzie Bixby, Dr. Robert A. & Charlene M. Kyle Med Scholarship, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Hermantown, Minn.

Madeline DeFrance, Medical School Dean's Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award

Moorhead, Minn.

Michael Storandt, Academic Achievement Award, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Plymouth, Minn.

Heather Kaluzniak, Medical School Dean's Scholarship, Dr. Michael & Donna Ebertz Scholarship

St. Cloud, Minn.

Elena Danielson, Medical School Dean's Scholarship, Academic Achievement Award

Sartell, Minn.

Natalie McIntire, Charles & Florence Magner Medical Scholarship

Stacy, Minn.

Molly Pignato, Buckly Zahradka, M.D. Medical Memorial Scholarship

White Bear Lake, Minn.

Scott Doheny, Academic Achievement Award, Medical School Dean's Scholarship

Billings, Mont.

Carissa Klarich, Dr. Philip & Sandy Barney Medical Scholarship

Eagle Butte, S.D.

Arna Mora, Noah & Carrie Gregory Scholarship

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Brian James Schill

Assistant Director, Office of Alumni & Community Relations

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

701.777.2733

brian.schill@med.und.edu | www.med.und.edu

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