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  • Valley County High School Seniors: Hi-Line Sportsmen Scholarship Applications Available

    Hi-Line Sportsmen, For the Courier|Jan 24, 2024

    High school seniors across Valley County are encouraged to check with their guidance counselors for information about and applications for the annual Hi-Line Sportsmen Memorial Scholarships. Over the past nine years, the conservation group has awarded over $23,000 to the county's graduating seniors. Multiple sizable scholarships will again be awarded at the conservation group's annual banquet, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24, at Glasgow's St. Raphael's Catholic Church parish center gymnasium....

  • Deadline Approaching For IB Scholarships

    For the Courier|Jan 24, 2024

    Independence Bank is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for incoming first-year students planning to attend Montana State University-Northern. To be eligible, students must graduate from a high school in Hill, Blaine, Phillips, Valley, Daniels, Roosevelt, Sheridan, Liberty, Chouteau, Cascade, Pondera, or Toole Counties. Independence Bank will award eight $1,000 scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year. Recipients will receive $500 during fall semester and $500 during spring semester. Scholarship recipients must have at least a 2.5...

  • More Than $1 Million In Scholarships Available For Montana Students

    Montana Community Foundation, For the Courier|Jan 17, 2024

    More than $1 million in scholarships are available for Montana students via the Montana Community Foundation. Students can apply for funding between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2024. A variety of scholarships are available for four-year or two-year colleges, certificate courses, non-traditional students, vocational studies, and more. For more information or to apply, please visit MTCF.org to take the scholarship eligibility quiz and find the right scholarship for you! The Montana Community Foundation’s mission is to cultivate a culture of giving so M...

  • DAR Marian Anderson Legacy Scholarship Accepting Applications Through Jan. 31

    For the Courier|Jan 17, 2024

    Undergraduate and graduate students studying music with ambitions for future careers can take time over the holiday break to apply for the DAR Marian Anderson Legacy Scholarship. Sponsored by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), the scholarship provides a one-time $5,000 award to one student annually who is pursuing undergraduate or graduate study in music. Marian Anderson (1897-1993) was a groundbreaking African American contralto and an inspiration for civil rights. “This scholarship pays tribute to Marian A...

  • Area Students Recognized At U of M For Fall Semester

    For the Courier|Jan 10, 2024

    Glasgow’s Mason Donaldson, Abigail Engstrom, Colin Jamba and Iris McKean and Saco’s Chayten Pippin were named to University of Montana’s 2023 fall Dean’s List for achieving a grade point average (GPA) greater than 3.5 but less than 4.0. To qualify, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at least nine credits. Students who receive a grade of C+ or less or no credit (NC/NCR) in a course are not eligible. At the University of Montana, more than 2,800 undergraduate students made th...

  • Glasgow Middle School December 2023 Students of the Month

    For the Courier|Jan 10, 2024

    Sixth Grade Wade Fuhrman - English Addison Hughes - Health Finley Tatafu - Math Brynlie Harris - Science Bethany Bras - Social Studies Hunter Wilson - Computers Wynne Green - Art Rueby Nixdorf – Choir Seventh Grade Weston Kirkland - English Trusten Stringer - Health Breelyn Marsalek - Math Amiya Ryan - Science Tayden Hoerster - Social Studies Amani Probert - STEM Addison Squires - Art Sadie White - Choir Eighth Grade Autumn Squires - English Tessa Stutheit - Health Ernest Vandall - Math Garrett Thompson - Science Kaidyn Miller - Social S...

  • Valley County Community Foundation Announces Markle Scholarship Winners

    For the Courier|Dec 6, 2023

    The Valley County Community Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s Markle Scholarship winners for those pursuing advanced degrees. Kathleen Brandt is a 2016 Glasgow High School graduate pursuing a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Rocky Mountain College in Billings. Not only is Brandt a full-time student, but she also works part-time to help support her schooling and volunteers at women’s shelters in Montana. After obtaining her Doctorate, she plans to work with women’s shelters and at-risk youth in Montana, who are often mis served...

  • Glasgow's Represents At Montana Key Club Youth Conference

    Glasgow Kiwanis Club, For the Courier|Nov 22, 2023

    Glasgow was well represented at the recent annual Montana Key Club Youth Conference held in Great Falls Nov. 5 through 7, sponsored by the Kiwanis. Attending were Aspen Probert, Hannah Holinde, Advisor Carla Swenson, Kiwanis Advisor Charles Wilson, Gabe Proctor, Lt. Gov. Connor Whitmer, Pres. Daniel Berry, Mason Swenson (former Lt Gov, now in Circle K in college), and Michael Aho. Over 100 students from around Montana attended the three day conference. About 300 man hours of service was donated...

  • Caring Hands Awards $8,000 In Scholarships

    For the Courier|Nov 8, 2023

    Caring Hands, formerly Soroptomist Intl. of Glasgow, strives to pursue the vision that women and families have the resources to reach their full potential and to improve the lives of women and families through programs and scholarships. The Caring Hands Volunteer Award ($1,000) is offered to students ages 14-17 residing in Valley County and are volunteering in school and/or community. The Caring Hands Opportunity Scholarship ($2,000) is offered to men and women in Valley County who have faced...

  • Alcoholic Beverage Control Division Is

    For the Courier|Nov 1, 2023

    The Montana Department of Revenue’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (ABCD) is a member of the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) and has received an alcohol education grant from this organization. NABCA’s mission is to support member jurisdictions in their efforts to protect public health and safety and ensure responsible and efficient systems for beverage alcohol distribution and sales. ABCD will award five, one-time, $2,000 scholarships to Montana students who come up with designs for billboards dedicated to the que...

  • Opheim Fall Concert Wows Audience

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Oct 25, 2023

    Opheim School held their fall concert on Oct. 16 in the school's gymnasium where students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade showed family, friends and the community what they have been working on in music, choir and band class since school began. The pre-kindergarten through second grade students sang "Whacky Do Re Mi," "I'm a Little Teapot," "Baby Dinosaur," and "I Love America." Third through fifth graders sang "How Do You Tell A Veteran Thank You?," "I Like The Colors Of The Fall," and...

  • Independence Bank Gives Back To Valley County Schools

    Oct 25, 2023

    Independence Bank is giving back with spirit and is proud to have presented Glasgow, Hinsdale, Nashua and Opheim Schools with donations totaling $9,760.25 for their School Spirit Debit Card participation. Glasgow received $7,477.20, Nashua received $1,207.20, Opheim received $656.20 and Hinsdale received $419.65. Thanks to customers who selected and used their IB School Spirit Debit Cards, Independence Bank donated over $89,000 this fall to 29 participating area public schools. This is the fifth year the School Spirit Debit Card program has...

  • Theo and Alyce Beck Foundation Trust Announces Scholarships

    For the Courier|Sep 20, 2023

    The Theo and Alyce Beck Foundation Trust is pleased to announce its 2023 scholarship recipients. There was a total of 12 scholarships awarded. Isaac Braaten, son of Patrick and Nancy Braaten, in his junior year at South Dakota School of Mines majoring in mechanical engineering. Abigail Engstrom, daughter of Jon Engstrom and Gail Fast, in her sophomore year at University of Montana majoring in political science. Rachelle Glaser, daughter of Todd and Wendy Glaser, in her junior year at Montana State University – Billings majoring in business a...

  • Hinsdale's McColly Named To Dickinson State President's List

    For the Courier|Sep 20, 2023

    Kaitlyn McColly of Hinsdale, has been named to the Dickinson State University President’s List for the spring 2023 semester. At the end of each regular semester, Dickinson State University recognizes those students named to the President’s List. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time and have a minimum semester grade-point average of 3.9 or higher. The University’s mission is to provide high-quality accessible programs, promote excellence in teaching and learning, support scholarly and creative activities, and to provide services relev...

  • Glasgow High School Educational Trust Announces Dillon Cassel Memorial and Recent Awards

    For the Courier|Sep 6, 2023

    The Glasgow High School Educational Trust gratefully acknowledges the recent donation of $10,000 to the trust from Scott and Robyn Cassel in memory of their son, Dillon. In making the donation, the Cassels wrote that their family wanted "to express a sincere thank you to the community for its love, kindness and concern following Dillon's death. We are truly blessed to live in such a caring community. May we all keep his memory alive by living our lives to the fullest." Dillon was a proud and...

  • Markle Scholarship Deadline Sept. 30 For Advanced Level Studies

    For the Courier|Sep 6, 2023

    The Thomas & Cynthia Markle Scholarship is designed to assist students with roots in Valley County as they continue and complete advanced level studies at the masters, doctorate, or post-doctorate level. Applicants must be admitted to an accredited college or university studying in the United States or studying abroad through an accredited institution in the United States. Deadline to apply is Saturday, Sept. 30. Applications, along with 2023 requirements, are found at www.valleycountycf.net. Funding for these grants and scholarships is...

  • Fuhrman Scholarship 2023 Scholarship Winners

    For the Courier|Sep 6, 2023

    Since the inception of the Clarence and Charlotte Fuhrman scholarship in 2007, over $44,000 has been awarded to Valley County students pursuing secondary education. The Fuhrman scholarship was established to support Valley County students who have completed a minimum of one year of secondary education to assist them financially in obtaining their degrees or certificates of trade. The Valley County Community Foundation who administers the Fuhrman scholarship is excited to announce the 2023 scholarship winners. Cordell Younkin is a 2020 Hinsdale...

  • Montana State Announces Eighth Class Of Hilleman Scholars

    For the Courier|Aug 23, 2023

    Fifty-three high school graduates from across Montana have been selected for their effort and potential as the eighth class of Montana State University's Hilleman Scholars Program, which is named after Maurice Hilleman, one of the state's most influential native sons and an MSU graduate. Mary "M.E." Cunningham, of Fort Peck, Mont., was one of the Hillemnan Scholars from 29 communities across Montana selected. Hilleman Scholars are eligible for up to $6,500 in academic support for their first...

  • Knierim Scholarships Awarded to Local Students

    For the Courier|Aug 2, 2023

    The Knierim Scholarships were established to honor the life and work of Dr. FM Knierim and his wife, Bernice, who was one of the first families to practice medicine for the men who built Fort Peck Dam in the Dirty Thirties. This year the scholarship committee is honoring five former graduates of Glasgow High School who are pursuing their aspirations and dreams, even beyond an undergraduate degree. Trevor Toavs, now a third-year medical student in Providence, R.I. at Brown University, was a...

  • FMDH Foundation Announces 2023 Medical Field Scholarship Recipients

    For the Courier|Aug 2, 2023

    The Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 medical field scholarships. The FMDH Foundation scholarship program started in 1990, with the first family memorial gift given in 1989 by Frank Heckner. With several generous gifts in the last few years, we have a total of 10 named scholarships. In order to have a named scholarship, a donation of $10,000 or more must be donated to the FMDH Foundation. It is a great way to honor a family member, continuing their legacy and passion for great...

  • BSC Recognizes Spring 2023 Valley County Graduates

    For the Courier|Aug 2, 2023

    More than 560 students graduated with degrees from Bismarck State College (BSC) after completing the Spring 2023 semester. The graduates were recognized at the college’s 83rd commencement ceremony held on May 12, 2023, at the Bismarck Event Center. Valley County graduates included: Nicholas Burke, Glasgow, Mont., graduated with a Certificate in Lineworker (Electrical) Megan Fast, Frazer, Mont., graduated with an Associate in Science degree and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Surgical Technology Aidan Redstone, Glasgow, Mont., graduate...

  • Glasgow's Tryan Achieves President's List Recognition

    For the Courier|Jul 5, 2023

    A total of 324 Mitchell Technical College students earned recognition on the Spring 2023 President’s List, including Theodore Tryan, of Glasgow, Mont., according to MTC President Mark Wilson. To be named to the list, students must earn a term Grade Point Average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and be registered for at least 12 credit hours of academic work during the semester....

  • Valley County Montana State Students Named To Spring Semester 2023 Honor Rolls

    For the Courier|Jul 5, 2023

    Montana State University, Bozeman, has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2023, which included the following Valley County students: Glasgow Jacob Kolstad Josette Kolstad Blake Lloyd Garrett Lloyd Merlin McKean Benjamin Miller Bergen Miller* Paige Schmitt McKenna Strommen Timothy Wageman* Mitchel Winchester Hinsdale John McColly Opheim Blaire Westby Vandalia Elise Strommen There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President’s List and the Dean’s List. To be eligible for the lists, students must be enrolled in at lea...

  • Seven Valley County Students Graduate from MSU

    For the Courier|Jun 28, 2023

    Montana State University awarded 1,623 undergraduate degrees and 433 graduate degrees during its 138th commencement ceremonies held May 12 at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. Valley County graduates included Autumn Hopkins, Garrett Lloyd, Kristina Mcgee, Zachary Miller, Benjamin Miller and Paige Schmitt, all of Glasgow, and John McColly, of Hinsdale. B. Miller and Schmitt graduated with highest honors, having earned a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.7. Lloyd graduated with honors, achieving a cumulative GPA between 3.25 and...

  • 2023 Fall High School Fellowship

    For the Courier|Jun 28, 2023

    Every year, Forward Montana Foundation hosts a fellowship for high school aged students, and the time to apply has come! We’re looking to build a cohort of 10 students from all across the state to take part in our fellowship program, which will begin in August and run through mid-November. This fellowship will take place remotely, with the exception of an in-person retreat in Paradise Valley from Aug. 11 through the 13. We are looking for high school aged students who are self-reliant, excited about democracy, passionate about making positive c...

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