Students Inducted to 2023 All North Dakota Academic Team

Sixteen North Dakota community college students have been named to the 2023 All-North Dakota Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of community college students. Members of the team and the colleges they attend are as follows:

Sydney Berg, Bismarck State College
Kaia Lehman, Bismarck State College
Fredic Odioinkhere, Bismarck State College
Anne Schauer, Bismarck State College
Loukas Triantis, Dakota College at Bottineau
Karyssa Watson, Dakota College at Bottineau
Rhonda Cook, Lake Region State College
Elijah Person, Lake Region State College
Lauren Jones, North Dakota State College of Science
Logan Mammenga, North Dakota State College of Science
Marlee Schweitzer, North Dakota State College of Science
Morgan Vosberg, North Dakota State College of Science
Salena Gustaveson, Williston State College
Braden Kindopp, Williston State College
Kylie Larson, Williston State College
Jordyn Zimmer, Williston State College

“Students being named into the All-North Dakota Academic Team are tremendous examples of distinction and accomplishment,” said North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott. “This team continues to be comprised of students who are outstanding representatives of our overall student body, and to the spirit of academic achievement and volunteerism.”

In North Dakota, the community college awards are co-sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and the North Dakota University System College Technical Education Council. The academic team recognition program is active in 37 states. Students named to the state team are also nominated for the All-USA Academic Team.

Nominations are based on outstanding academic performance and service to the college and community. Each member of the team receives a certificate of congratulations from Gov. Doug Burgum, an award certificate, a medallion and a monetary award. Team members are also eligible for scholarships from Dickinson State University, Mayville State University, Minot State University, Valley City State University, North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota. The University of Mary also offers awards to team members.

About NDUS
The North Dakota University System is a unified system of higher education governed by the State Board of Higher Education. Organized in 1990, the system includes two research universities, four regional universities and five community colleges. The mission of the State Board of Higher Education and the Chancellor of the North Dakota University System is to unleash the potential of higher education in the state to enhance the quality of life, and the social and economic vitality of all served by its public colleges and universities.