Schwartz awarded

Hannah Schwartz, Bismarck, has been awarded National Mutual Benefit’s National Volunteer Service Scholarship.

The scholarship recognizes volunteer action in a student’s community or school, and honors those dedicated to learning, as well as serving others.

Schwartz, daughter of Doran and Sarah Schwartz, started volunteering at age 15 and attends the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.

Kinn participates

Alyssa Kinn, a Bismarck native, traveled to Brazil and Argentina as part of a studies-abroad program at Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn.

Athletes qualify

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student-athletes representing all 20 of the institution's varsity sport programs were named to the 2016-17 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Scholastic Honor Roll.

To be eligible, student-athletes must have carried a 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

Acacia Fossum, of Gladstone, a freshman on the gymnastics team, and Alicia Beck, of Bismarck, a junior on the women's tennis team, were included on the list.

Advance in studies

Fifty-two University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences members of the doctor of physical therapy class of 2019 will start the clinical studies portion of their curriculum on Aug. 14.

Clinical studies typically occur outside the Grand Forks area.

Earlier this summer, the students received their white coats at an Entrance Into Professional Service Ceremony.

Area students beginning their clinical studies include Samantha Forsch, Dickinson; Sterling Hubbard, Jamestown; Alison Allmer Kopp, Jamestown; Jay Mittlieder, Minot; Casey Murphy, Bismarck; Mekenzie Scheresky, Max; Paige Slemmons, Davenport; Tyler Snellings, Williston; and Brecca Wahlund, Minot.