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Dakota Bridge awarded scholarship

Ken Austin Memorial Education Fund through the MN-SD Equipment Dealers Association Scholarship

Dakota Bridge of Litchfield has been awarded a joint $1,000 scholarship from the Minnesota-South Dakota Equipment Dealers Association along with his sponsoring dealership, Mies Outland located in Watkins. Dakota is seeking a Diesel Mechanics AAS Degree at Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria.

The Minnesota–South Dakota Equipment Dealers Association announced six (6) students who will further their education toward a career in the retail equipment industry. These students have been named recipients of a joint $1,000 scholarship from the Association’s Ken Austin Memorial Education Fund along with their respective sponsoring dealership for the 2013-2014 school year. The students were selected for the awards because they demonstrated the skills, aptitude, and character necessary to be a successful and valuable employee in an equipment dealership and their intent on pursuing a career with an equipment dealership located in Minnesota or South Dakota.