PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Dakota Supply Group (DSG) has awarded $20,021 scholarships to 16 individuals who are furthering their education in the trade industries. This year’s recipients each received a $1,200 scholarship, and Hannah Fick from Hills, Minnesota, was awarded a $2,021 scholarship. The full list of scholarship recipients is:

  • Trevor Becker – Parker, South Dakota
  • Austin Beitlich – Stoddard, Wisconsin
  • Joey Bennett – St. Michael, Minnesota
  • Myles Clements – Phillip, South Dakota
  • Jacob Deling – Walker, Minnesota
  • Isaac Ebnet – Graceville, Minnesota
  • Hannah Fick – Hills, Minnesota
  • Garrett Hansen – Glenburn, North Dakota
  • Katie Koehler – Fargo, North Dakota
  • William Korbein – New Lisbon, Wisconsin
  • Chance Larson – Pollock, South Dakota
  • Derrick Marasko – Wahpeton, North Dakota
  • Alec Meland – Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Benjamin Pommer – Mitchell, South Dakota
  • Maverick Roller – Port Washington, Wisconsin
  • Daniel Tafoya – Pierre, South Dakota

The DSG Education Connection Fund was created in 2008 to help young people pursuing an education in the skilled trade professions, including electrical, plumbing, utility, HVAC, and refrigeration.

“The pandemic rocked labor markets in a way never seen before, but there is no shortage of work available in the trade industries,” said DSG CEO Paul Kennedy. “If you’re good at what you do, real opportunities are waiting for skilled tradespeople. You don’t need to go into debt to get a decent job.”

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