Schley is delegate

Jennie Schley has been selected by Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons to represent the 12,000-member council as a national council delegate during the G.I.R.L 2017.

Schley attends Shiloh Christian School in Bismarck.

Dairy judgers place

North Dakota's 4-H dairy judging team placed 11th overall at the recent World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis.

The team members are Jameson Ellingson, Sierra Ellingson, Ivy Klusmann and Brooke Kunz of Morton County. Nathan Boehm and Heidi Brandt coach the team.

The team was eligible to represent North Dakota at the national competition after winning first place at the state 4-H dairy judging contest in June.

The team placed in several divisions at the World Dairy Expo: Brown Swiss, sixth; Guernsey, eighth; Holsteins, 10th; Ayrshires, 13th; Reasons, 13th; and Jersey, 16th.

The Morton County team members also placed individually: Sierra Ellingson, 10th in Guernsey, 23rd in Brown Swiss; Klusmann, 14th in Guernsey, 23rd in Holsteins; and Jameson Ellingson, 25th in Ayrshires.

Twenty-two teams competed at the national event.

Seven to perform

Seven students from St. Mary’s Central High School and the Light of Christ Academy in Bismarck have been selected to perform in the Honor Bands at the Northwest International Festival of Music Nov. 3-4 at Minot State University.

The SMCHS students are Shalae Baumgartner, John Goettle, Gina Nelson and Caleb Wanner. The academy students are Rachel Bleth, Elizabeth Jankoviak and  Sophia Klee.

Their band directors are Ben and Anne Chambers.