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Have you been considering ordering some USDA apparel for work? If so, check out Superior, NASCOE’s official supplier. Please note, it was decided by our Office of Communications, that USDA is the official and sole logo that shall identify the Department and all Agency programs. For this reason, future orders from Superior will only use the USDA or NASCOE logo. Place online orders at nascoe.org/store.
Submitted by, Heidi VanderWalt, Emblems Chair
Ways & Means Report
Raffle ticket winners:
2020 NDASCOE Scholarship Committee Report
Eight applications were received for the 2020 NDASCOE scholarships. Due to the generosity of the North Dakota County offices who donate items to the annual scholarship auction and the auction bidders, NDASCOE can provide five scholarships to high school seniors and college students that are either a NDASCOE member or the child of a NDASCOE member.
Austin Weippert, son of Colleen Weippert of Kidder County, received the first-place scholarship in the amount of $700.00. Austin is a 2020 graduate of Kidder County High School and will be attending North Dakota State University this fall. Austin will be majoring in Crop and Weed Sciences.
Denver Buck, son of Grant Buck of Ward County, received the second-place scholarship in the amount of $500.00. Denver is a 2020 graduate of Bishop Ryan Catholic School and will be attending North Dakota State University this fall. Denver will be majoring in Civil Engineering.
Kaden Goughnour, daughter of Brandi Laframboise of Stutsman County, received the third-place scholarship in the amount of $300.00. Kaden is a 2020 graduate of Finley-Sharon Public School and will be attending the University of Minnesota-Crookston this fall. Kaden will be majoring in Veterinary Technology.
Kaylee Beachler, daughter of Charlotte Beachler of Kidder County, received the Open Continuing Education scholarship in the amount of $300.00. Kaylee will be continuing her education at the University of North Dakota and majoring in Engineering.
McKenzie Schroeder, Burke County FSA, received the Member Continuing Education scholarship in the amount of $300.00. McKenzie is attending Dickinson State University and is majoring in Business Management.
All scholarship applications were submitted to the Northwest Area NASCOE scholarship contest.
A big thank you to the following three NDASCOE members who agreed to give their time to be scholarship judges: Tara Gillespie of Ransom County, Brooke Kessel of Adams County, and Darcy Torpen of Hettinger County.
Thank you to all of the county offices that continue to donate to the NDASCOE scholarship program. Your support continues to make the scholarship program a success!
Congratulations to all of the NDASCOE scholarship recipients and best of luck in the future to all of the scholarship applicants!
NDASCOE Scholarship Chair
2016 Negotiation/Consultation Meeting
NDASCOE Board Meeting Highpoints
November 19, 2016
2017 State Convention scheduled for April 1, 2017 in Bismarck
District 5 will host
New Board members terms take effect July 1st of each year
NWA Rally to be held in Lincoln, NE, April 27 – 29, 2017. National Convention will be held in St. Charles, MO, August 2-5, 2017. Eric handed out National Convention Raffle tickets by districts. No delegates were selected at this time.
Barb spoke briefly on the Program Technician “counter skills” training being developed by National Office and PT task force team.
Next meeting to be held January/February 2017, at Burleigh County office, at 10:00am.