North Dakota Mensa has named its 2022 scholarship winners. For the fourth year in a row, three people from North Dakota have won Mensa Scholarships.
Megan Larson of Northwood won the $500 North Dakota scholarship. North Dakota Mensa funds this scholarship with its own donations. Megan is headed toward a Doctorate in Pharmacy from NDSU via its Early Admissions Pharmacy Program.
Alayna Dressler of Richardton won the Diana Mossip Memorial Scholarship of $600. This one is guaranteed to go to an entrant from the North Dakota local group of applicants and is funded by the national Mensa Foundation. Alayna wants to open her own engineering firm after obtaining a Bachelor of Sciences in Engineering. At the time of her application, she hadn’t decided on a college yet.
Rachel Ruff of Fredonia won a $500 Kuhnel Scholarship, which goes to only one applicant in the eight state (13 local groups) Mensa Region 7. Rachel is going to pursue a career as a Registered Nurse, starting with an Associates Degree in Nursing. She also had not selected her college at the time of the application.
Congratulations to all the 2022 recipients!
North Dakota Mensa has received this Emerald Jewel Award in recognition of performance during the past fiscal year: April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.
The pandemic year. It is a time most of us would like to forget. But we are glad we were able to provide meaningful support for our members then, and we are looking forward to doing much more as conditions hopefully improve.
Join our monthly Zoom social hours!
They are scheduled on the first Sunday of each month at 5:00 pm Central. We are partnering with South Dakota Mensa and the joint meetings are now called Mensa Dakota Territory Social Hour. Anyone interested can contact James Stiles for more information.