2016 Scholarship Winners
Alex Bartholomay, Bowman, is the winner of the Basin Electric Power Cooperative $1,000 scholarship. Basin Electric is a power supplier of Slope Electric Cooperative. Alex is active in sports, band, speech, and is a member of National Honor Society. He is planning on attending North Dakota State University (NDSU) and majoring in accounting. Guidance Counselor Pam Fisher expressed, “Alex is a valuable student leader, leading by example and showing others the value of hard work and diligence.” Alex’s parents are Slope Electric members Wendy and James Bartholomay.
Cole Osendorf attends Bowman County High School and is very active in sports. He is a team captain of the basketball team, runs cross country and track. He is a member of National Honor Society and is a state champion in the Science Olympiad. Cole has South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in his sights and will study metallurgical engineering. Cole’s parents are Slope Electric members Brenda and Bob Osendorf, Jr. Counselor Pam Fischer commented, “Cole is an outstanding student and strong role model in our school, and has great leadership potential.”
Lane Jeffers also attends Bowman County High School and has been active in football, wrestling and an FFA vice president. He is a member of National Honor Society. Lane will attend NDSU and study engineering. He has helped his parents, Slope Electric members Deanna and Jonathan, with their farming and ranching operation.