On NDCA board

Two people recently joined the board of directors of the North Dakota Council on the Arts.

Onesti Krieger, of Williston, and Searle Swedlund, of Valley City, were appointed to the nine-member board by Gov. Doug Burgum.

David “White Thunder” Trottier, Rugby, was reappointed board chairman by Burgum.

Krieger majored in visual arts at Moorhead (Minn.) State University and received associate of arts and associate of science degrees from Williston State College. She taught art at the James Memorial Art Center in Williston and served several years on its volunteer-working board. Krieger is a substitute teacher in Williston School District No. 1 and owns and operates Transition Painting.

Swedlund is the executive director of Jamestown Tourism. Earlier, he worked at Concordia College for 14 years in a variety of capacities including alumni relations. He is active with Habitat for Humanity, the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce and the Jamestown Arts Center.

Scholarships offered

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is offering $14,500 in Student of Integrity scholarships to Minnesota and North Dakota high school students entering their senior year.

“These scholarships go to further the education of the next generation of ethical leaders,” said Susan Adams Loyd, president and CEO of Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota. “They also recognize students who have triumphed over adversity by staying true to themselves.”

There are six scholarships available this year — one for $5,000, three for $2,500 and two for $1,000. Recipients will be announced Oct. 25.

Information about applying and the required essay can be found at www.bbb.org/minnesota/torch-awards-for-ethics/student-of-integrity-scholarship.

Entries must be received by Sept. 21.

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