Meyer graduates

Diane Meyer, of Bismarck, graduated from Western Technical College, La Crosse, Wis., in the accounting assistant program.

Meyer is among 1,267 graduates to receive an associate's degree, technical diploma or certificate in the college’s 2016-17 academic year.

Scholarships given

Six students who are children or grandchildren of North Dakota county officials or employees have received $2,000 scholarships from the North Dakota Association of Counties.

Three of the students are from the area.

Kelsi Hatzenbuhler, daughter of Kari Hatzenbuhler, the Morton County deputy treasurer, attends the University of North Dakota.

Brett Mortenson, son of Diane Mortenson, Stark County Social Service director, attends the University of Mary. He was awarded the Amy Svihovec Memorial Scholarship.

Sierra Wenning, daughter of James Wenning, Mercer County Sheriff’s Department captain, is attending UND.

Applications were evaluated based on leadership potential and community service, and included an essay describing a career in county government that interests the student.

Homecoming court

The University of Mary has announced the selection of its 2017 homecoming court.

The homecoming queen is Eileen Leong of Pierre, S.D. She is a senior double-majoring in early childhood education and elementary education.

The homecoming king is Brandon Schott, Fargo. He is a senior double-majoring in theology and Catholic studies.

Among other nominees for king and queen were area students Ashley Werner, Carson, and Ashley Salwei, Bismarck.