The North Dakota Petroleum Council Announces Al Golden Memorial Scholarship Winners
Named after the North Dakota oil pioneer who became the first member of the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s Hall of Fame, the Al Golden Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 to support deserving undergraduate students who are pursing post-secondary education in geology, engineering, processing plant technology, or science to gain the technical skills needed to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry. The scholarships are part of the oil and gas industry’s efforts to help solve growing workforce demands in North Dakota.
The North Dakota Petroleum Council awarded nine $2,000 scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year. Recipients will receive $1,000.00 for the fall semester and $1,000.00 for the spring semester.
2014 Al Golden Memorial Scholarship Recipients are:
1)Yonis Aliyow – Currently a student at the University of North Dakota pursuing a degree in Petroleum Engineering.
2)Ashley Bohrer – A student at Bismarck State College pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering.
3)Jaffer Deane – Enrolled at the University of North Dakota in the Petroleum Engineering program.
4)William Eerdmans – A student at the University of North Dakota who is majoring in Petroleum Engineering.
5)Matt Jahner – A student in the Petroleum Production AAS program at Bismarck State College working towards a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Energy Management.
6)Kristen Lorenz – Attends North Dakota State University and is working towards a bachelor’s degree in geology.
7)Ben Munson – A student in the geology program at North Dakota State University who is pursuing a second degree in Natural Resources Management.
8)Sean Ternes – Attends North Dakota State University and is majoring in geology.
9)Wade Rath-Wald – A student at Bismarck State College pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Energy Management.