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Posted: 06/08/2016

Doosan and Bobcat Company donate $9,000 to area students for STEM-related studies

Nine students each awarded $1,000 scholarships for educational enrichment at three regional institutions

Doosan and Bobcat Company have awarded nine $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled at North Dakota and Minnesota colleges and technical schools for educational studies focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Support of STEM programs continues to be a key area of focus of Doosan and Bobcat community involvement initiatives, especially those at the collegiate level.

Students receiving scholarships are studying STEM-related fields at Moorhead State Community and Technical College (M State), North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) and Bismarck State College (BSC).

Scholarship recipients are:

  • Karrie Castorena; Dilworth, Minnesota; Information Technology, M State
  • Emile Dargbreh; Fargo, North Dakota; Information Technology, M State
  • Jon Friedt, Mott; North Dakota; Instrumentation and Control, BSC
  • Jarod Hamilton; Bismarck, North Dakota; Welding, BSC
  • Montgomery Huus; Bismarck, North Dakota; Electrical Technology, NDSCS
  • Logan Kisgen; Hancock, Minnesota; Land Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology, NDSCS
  • Alexis Moderow; Wahpeton, North Dakota; Information and Communications Technology, NDSCS
  • Israa Mohamed Ali; Fargo, North Dakota; Engineering, M State
  • Scott Westergaard; Bismarck, North Dakota; Engineering, BSC

STEM-related educational and research areas help generate community progress and fuel innovation, which is the very foundation of Doosan and Bobcat. These STEM programs are fundamental to the company’s continued growth and success. STEM-related educational and research areas help generate community progress and fuel innovation, which is the very foundation of Doosan and Bobcat. These STEM programs are fundamental to the company’s continued growth and success.

Over the years, the company has supported students at all educational levels — elementary, middle school, high school and college — through grants, in-class participation, production facility tours/field trips and scholarship programs.

“STEM programs are particularly important to Doosan and Bobcat and our involvement continues to grow each year,” said Laura Ness Owens, director of marketing for Doosan and Bobcat Company. “We are honored that we can help fulfill these bright, promising young individuals’ aspirations in STEM-related professions.”

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