NSU recognizes WolfPACT Scholarship recipients for 2017-18

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ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., announces its WolfPACT Scholarship winners for 2017-18.

The WolfPACT is the largest guaranteed, four-year scholarship in South Dakota. Students entering their freshman year at NSU are eligible for various funding amounts based on their ACT scores.

Below, scholarship winners are listed alphabetically by award amount. The names of their high schools are included, as are parent names if provided by the student. Please check all categories for students from your area.


$12,000 (President's Meritorious Scholarship):


Madeline Brandner, Mitchell High School


Joshua Cox, Ipswich High School     


Rebecca Cox, Ipswich High School


Roger Frank II, Gregory High School


Zachariah Fries, Matt and Brandi Fries, Langford High School


Alexander Kern; Sandra and Stacy Mayou, Zachary Kern; Groton Area High School


Joseph King, Matt and Beth King, T.F. Riggs High School


John Litwiller, Huron High School


Greg Lux, Eden Valley-Watkins High School


Steve Meyer, Dan and Lisa Meyer, homeschooled (Presho)


Megan Mooberry, Osage (Minn.) Community High School


Caleb Schoenfelder, John and Michelle Schoenfelder, Huron High School


Isaac Seaton, Central High School





Morgan Binfet, Tim and Kelly Binfet, Fargo (N.D.) North High School


Zachary Bohnenkamp, Canyon Del Oro High School


Micah Brown, Huron High School


Zachary Burns, Benson (Minn.) Senior High School


Brennan Carlson, Gary and Sue, Brookings High School


Grant Duvall, Dennis and Kathy Duvall, Huron Senior High School


Micah Gleason; Kenyon Gleason, Stacey Gleason; Dell Rapids Junior-Senior High School


Brady Hamer, Kenneth & Diane Hamer, Lyman High School (Kennebec)


Elizabeth Klamm, Brandon Valley High School


Kendrin Millage, Dell Rapids Junior-Senior High School


Sydney Morton, Central High School


Chance Olson, Travis and Lisa Olson, Langford High School


Rachel Reinke, Dave and Deb Reinke, Hastings (Minn.) Senior High School


Robert Vomacka, Steve and Raeann Opp, Gregory High School


Grace Woodstead, Griggs County Central High





Macen Andrus, Watertown Senior High School


Alexis Ayers, Waseca (Minn.) High School


Tyler Badten, Brian and Peggi Lee Badten, Central High School


Morgan Baufield, Wayzata (Minn.) Senior High School


Gideonna Boateng; Hillside High School, Port Elizabeth, South Africa; Thony and Janet Boateng


Jordyn Bortnem, Travis and Katie Bortnem, Brookings High School


Jack Braun, John and Jackie Braun, Warner High School


Carlene Brown, Duane Brown and Deanna Boucher, Wyndmere (N.D.) Public School


Cierra Jo Casey; Jamie Jo Casey, Sherri Burr; Brandon Valley High School


Bryce Christie, Brandon Valley High School


David Cooke, Andover Senior High School


Parker Fox, Neal and Heather Fox, Mahtomedi (Minn.) Senior High School


Sydney Franks, Wayzata (Minn.) Senior High School


Lucas Fredrick, Central High School


Ryder Fuhrman, Warner High School


Sarah Grabow; Elli Grabow, Jason Grabow; Milbank High School


Kelsey Gaulrapp, Roncalli High School


Brita Greenawalt, Robert and Andrea Greenawalt, Fargo North High School


Jayden Gross, Redfield High School


Tomi Hagedorn, Flandreau High School


Zachary Hartford, Chris and Nichole Hartford, Chaska (Minn.) Senior High School


Parker Heger, Mike and Talesa Heger, Underwood (N.D.) High School


Rachel Henderson, Ipswich High School


Jordan Hillesheim, Barbara and Brian Hillesheim, New Ulm (Minn.) Senior High School


Micah Hoellein, Kerwin and Julie Hoellein, Warner High School


Morgan Hoffman, Brian Hoffman and Diane Waltman, Leola High School


McKinley Hoselton, Catherine and Adam Hoselton, Richardton-Taylor (N.D.) High School


Michael Johnson, Central High School


Faith Justice, New Technology High School


Alysa Kelley, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City High School


James Kienow, Central High School


Kendall Kohler, Wendy DeVorak Kohler and Terry Kohler, Alexandria (Minn.) Area High school


Rachel Korkow, Rapid City Stevens High School


Sara Krebsbach; Robert and Lisa Krebsbach (granddaughter of the late John Krebsbach and his wife, Dolores Krebsbach); Rockford (Minn.) High School


Amy Kueter, Tom and Kim Kueter, Brandon Valley High School


Molly Kueter, Tom and Kim Kueter, Brandon Valley High School


Ashlie Lahammer, Central High School


Zachary Lanier, Harrisburg High School


Austin Leuning, Janelle Leuning and the late Dean Leuning, Tri-Valley High School (Crooks)


Ashley Luce, Christie Luce, Watertown South Dakota


Brooke Luitjens, Lance and Renae Luitjens , Lincoln High School (Sioux Falls)


Mikayla Markuson, Detroit Lakes (Minn.) Community High School


Jordan Menken, Chris Menken, Custer High School (Hermosa)


Morgan Mewes, Jamestown (N.D.) High School


Caryssa Mielitz, Jay and Myra Mielitz, Milbank High School


Patrick Minihan, Canton High School


Tyler Nelson, Brandon Valley High School


Isaiah Nolan, Saint Michael-Albertville (Minn.) High School


Presley Peschong, Milbank High School


Jessica Podoll, Frederick High School


Emily Reiten, Brian and Betsy Reiten, Jamestown High School


Emma Rezac, Northfield (Minn.) High School


Kassidy Richter; Greg and Sandy Richter of Ellendale, N.D.; Aberdeen Christian High School


Gillian Roda; Matthew and Lucia Roda of Buffalo Gap; Hot Springs High School (With a $10,000 music scholarship, a total of $17,000 in scholarships)


Shelby Roney, Paul and ReNae Roney, Oakes (N.D.) High School


Sarah Schafer, Wayne and Norleen Schafer, Flasher (N.D.) High School


Angela Schleich, Mitchell High School


Mitchell Sharer, Mundelein High School


Bethany Shearer, Lisbon (N.D.) High School


Laura Snyder, Blaine (Minn.) High School


Mason Stark, Marcos de Niza High School


Jared Taylor; Gene Taylor, Cathy Taylor; Iowa City High School


Tori Thorpe, Brent and Robyn Thorpe, Theodore F. Riggs High School


Samuel Tucker, Roncalli High School


Livia Wallace, Home School


Nicole Wanttie, Tom and Janet Wanttie, Roncalli High School


Nicholas Ward, Mary and Douglas Ward, Brookings High School


Shelby Weig, Joel and Sheri Weig, Roncalli High School


Betsy Willeson, Great Plains Lutheran High School


Alexandra Woytassek, Roncalli High School





Riley Alderman, Olathe North High School


Adela Alinani, Engjëlli and Edlira Alinani, Mehmet Akif Girls School (Tepelena, Albania)


Laurissa Amos, Sisseton High School


Preston Arity, St. Thomas More High School, Rapid City


Ashlyn Bauer, Central High School


Tanner Berg, Watertown Senior High School


Alexis Boesl, Shawn and Chanda Boesl, Warner High School 


Seth Braun, Jay and Sarah Braun, Century High School (Bismarck, N.D.)


McKayla Carda, Roncalli High School


Justis Clayton, Harrisburg High School


Hunter Collins, St. Thomas More High School, Rapid City


Devin Coughlin, Tom and Kathy Coughlin, Brookings High School


Andrew Cristofano, Kellee Walton and Jason Parker, Hot Springs High School


Roko Dominovic, Opca Gimnazija Marko Maulic; parents: Amadeo and Daniela Dominovic


Karli Epstein, Desert Vista High School


Desiree Farias, Monica and Edward Farias, James Bowie High School (Austin, Texas)


Cameron Fees, St. Thomas More High School


Dakari Ferguson, Schaumburg (Ill.) High School


Reilly Fuhrman, Warner High School


Natalie Gabbert, Ed and Mary Gabbert, Glenwood City (Wis.) High School


Joanna Geffre, Central High School


Cutter Gillaspie, Stanley County High School


Phillip Giovannettone, Joe and Sandy Giovannettone, Great Plains Lutheran High School


Mariah Graff, Timothy (Tim) and Elizabeth (Beth) Graff, Madison High School


Kylie Gross, Hitchcock-Tulare High School


Rose Habeger, Raymond and Suzanne Habeger, Dell Rapids Junior-Senior High School


Jonathan Hanson; Jeff and Sue Hanson, Camille and Joe Fischer; Aberdeen Roncalli High School


Cody He Crow, Oelrichs High School


Griffin Hieb, Central High School


Haley Hillstrom, Hugh and Tiffany Hillstrom, Jamestown (N.D.) High School       


Alayna Johnson, Eric and Alisa Johnson, Dassel-Cokato (Minn.) High School


Jazmin Jundt, Troy Jundt, Central High School


Afafe Karimallah; Casablanca, Morocco


Kori Kerwin, Chamberlain Junior-Senior High School


Isabel Kinzer, Washington Senior High School


Brianna Kocher, Frederick High School


Brelynn Komrosky, Jason and Laura Komrosky, Valley City (N.D.) High School


Jonathon Kremer, Sartell (Minn.) High School


Brandi Krueger, Christina Krueger and Steven Krueger, Wishek (N.D.) Public School


Kasey Kuck, Cathedral High School


Jada Kuemper, Watertown Senior High School


Tyler Lien, Crystal and Joshua Lien, Huron High School


Zander Luckoski, Fargo South High School


Shannon Lynch, Doland High School


Chase Manhart, Central High School


Logan Manhart, Central High School


Lahmay May, Poe Too, Huron High School


Esther Mba; Deo Gratias College, Abuja (Nigeria); Michael and Nnenna Mba


Haley McDonald, Bill and Karla McDonald, Yankton Senior High School


Ashley Meyer, Gregory High School


Donovan Miller, Joseph and Crystallee Miller, Vista Murrieta (Calif.) High School


Joshua Moser, Chad and Jazz Moser, Corsica-Stickney High School


Brandon Mueller, Jeff and Holly Mueller, Leola High School


Mickalynn Mundt, Rapid City Central High


Nicholas Neville, Central High School


Lauren Nikolas, Central High School


Dusty Norris, Sully Buttes High School


Darian Ogunjemilusi, Wolsey-Wessington High School


Abbigail Patton, Paul and Dawn Patton, Mitchell Senior High School


Alexander Peterson, Jim and Lori Peterson, Deuel High School


Sierra Reed-Quongsing, Curt Quongsing and Erin Reed, Central Lyon Senior High School (Rock Rapids, Iowa)


Haley Rithmiller, Webster High School


Quincy Rudolph; Amanda and Rich Weaver, Jason and Jodie Rudolph; Aberdeen Central High School


Koby Rux, Central High School


Spencer Sarringar, Theodore F Riggs High School   


Sara Scepaniak, Central High School


Elijah Schaunaman, Lee Schaunaman and Kristine Johnson, Warner High School


Mallory Schoenhard, Stevens High School


Ashley Schwarz, Brandon Valley High School


Bennett Shabazz, Zelos and Cheri Johnson, Groton Area High School


Alec Sigdestad, Greenway (Minn.) High School


Shaina Solon, Patrick and Heather Solon, Kadoka Area High School


Pearl Spencer, East Duplin High School


Joie Spier, Kip and DaLayne Spier, Rutland High School


Kendra Strande, Lincoln High School


Jacob Streit, Rich and Sue Streit, Eden Valley-Watkins High School (Minn.)


Madison Swier, Tri-Valley High School


Chase Teiken; Jon, Renae Teiken; West Fargo High School


Emma Terveer, Chris and Genna Terveer, Brandon Valley High School


Garytt Tostenson, Ipswich High School


Evan Traffanstedt; Melissa Campbell, Curt Campbell; Aberdeen Central High School   


Thomas Undlin, Spearfish High School


Rosemary Vega, Angel Gabriel (dad) and Veda (mom) Vega, Chaska (Minn.) High School


Layne Voeller, Roncalli High School


Chelsea Weig, Trent and Lacey Weig, Ipswich High School


Witnie Weinheimer, Sully Buttes High School


Luke Wertz, Scott and Cary Wertz, Ellendale (N.D.) Public High School


Emily Wiley, Mike and Lori Wiley, Webster High School


Matthew Wolf, Allen and Dawn Wolf, Lennox High School


Charles Wynn, Wahpeton (N.D.) Senior High School