The Cubs of the Month have been selected at Kimball Elementary School for the month of January, 2014. Each name is followed by their grade. In front row, left to right are Bailey Schwieters, second, Miranda Kimmes, kindergarten, Nolan Nistler, kindergarten, and Jamison Klein, kindergarten. In second row are Cheyenne Nyholm, first, Kylie Kesanen, third, Daisie Pramann, first, and William Serbus, second. In third row are Tyler Schmidt, fourth, Layla Lee, third, Skylor Gruba, fourth, Lilly Rhodes, fourth, and Robert Curtis, third. In fourth (back) row are Grace Rowland, fifth, Jaden Degree, fifth, Tori Harren, sixth, and Justice Boyer, sixth. Not pictured is Summer Zamora, fourth. Staff photo by Stephanie Johnson.
Thursday, Feb. 6, the CME group and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) celebrate 25 years of the CME Beef Industry Scholarship, and Texas A&M University student Shelby Schiefelbein, originally from Kimball, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship as an outstanding student pursuing a career and a bright future in the beef industry.
Introduced in 1989, the scholarship recognizes and encourages talented students who will one day be industry leaders, investing in the future and ensuring the next generation has skills to lead the beef industry. In honor of the 25th anniversary, CME Group has awarded 25 students with the Beef Industry Scholarship.
Friday, Feb. 7, the Junior Cubs kindergarten and first grade players performed at halftime of the varsity girls’ basketball game against Holdingford. The players are taking part in the Junior Cubs Saturday morning basketball program. During this program the players have learned a number of different skills in basketball including: ball handling, dribbling, passing, pivoting, and shooting. Members of the boy’s and girl’s basketball teams helped coach Kuechle and coach Klein teach the players during the program.
A representative from the Office of Admission at North Dakota State University, Fargo, is scheduled to visit Kimball Area High School at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.
The representative will help high school students learn about earning a degree from NDSU, which is recognized as a leading student-focused, land-grant research institution. Information will be shared about NDSU’s outstanding academic programs, how students can get involved through nearly 300 student organizations and how the NDSU experience can help prepare them for career and life.
Friday, Jan. 31, the District Spelling Bee was held at Kimball Area High School. Eighth-grader Adrienne Rainer won with the word “bungalow.”
She will participate in the Regional Bee at Resource Training and Solutions on Thursday, Feb. 13, in Sartell.