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Dad said, “No” to nursing, ‘til
she saved him ..........................p. 4
Financial report .......................p. 6
Where are top Teton basketball
players today?..........................p. 8
Thanks to you by name! .......... p. 10
Special interview with new WSC
President Dr. Ray Nadolny p. 3
Letter from the Executive Director

Greetings from Williston students’ lives, or in


competent doctors who With partnership, new president
State College Foundation! will help heal and save sees unlimited future
thousands?
This report is part of our commitment to build The Williston State College Foundation welcomes FAMILY AND HOBBY.
relationships between the college, surrounding MATCH YOUR incoming WSC President Dr. Ray Nadolny. We Dr. Nadolny is joined by
community and alumni, and to be accountable INTERESTS. How talked to Dr. Nadolny about his family, his vision his accomplished wife,*
to our college donors. can you help? First, for the college, and what he sees as his leader- Joyce Shui, and their
find a cause below that ship role in helping to fulfill that vision. four girls, Kiana, 10,
As the Executive Director of the WSC Foundation, Sophia, 8, Julia, 2, and
matches your interests. Terry Olson Dr. Ray Nadolny
I am passionate about our college and excited to ACCOMPLISHMENTS. Dr. Nadolny, 47, Emma, 1. “They are my
work with the new college President Dr. Ray Nad- FEATURED FUNDS who received a Ph. D. in education from Oregon paparazzi,” he said of the girls with a note of joy.
olny in the months and years ahead. (See p. 3) • New Music Program State, brings an impressive record for developing
• Tool Scholarships colleges. He served for 15 years as teacher and
• Athletic Endowment administrator at Cochise Community College in “When it clarifies its identity, Williston State
I am convinced more than ever that the spirit • Agriculture Scholarships Arizona before becoming vice president of Lake
College can say to the community, ‘This is
• General Scholarship Endowment Washington Technical College in 2000, a school
of giving and desire to make a difference is what we offer. This is how we can be of ser-
of 4,800 students in Kirkland, Washington.
extremely high in our region. OUR CAPITAL INVESTMENT DREAM vice.’ From that we can build a sense of pride,
• A WSC Fine Arts Center and get excited about our role as a college.”
While at Lake Washington, Nadolny suc-
Please know that “unrestricted” donations for cessfully authored $40 million in capital
OUR MISSION. We are working to reconnect flexible use are especially valuable to meet im-
with our alumni and to bring the college and portant, unanticipated college needs.
project grants received from the state of “I am fortunate to have been married later in life.”
communities together. Washington. These funds produced a cam-
Who made an investment in your life? It’s our pus health center, health science lab, and Nadolny looks forward to a “more rooted” small
When we come together, great things can hap- turn to take care of the next generation, and our community of support for his children, he said,
pen, as we saw in 2003 when the community
numerous building expansions. as well as outdoor opportunities to hike, both in
kids are worth it!
rallied to build the Thomas Witt Leach Complex the Badlands as well as areas four hours north,
and Leonard P. Nelson Health Science wing. Thank you for your continued support. near Moose Jaw, Canada where they have family.
VISION FOR WSC. Does this indicate exciting
Can you do better than to invest in a teacher days ahead at Williston State College? Nadolny But these personal opportunities double as new
who will positively influence hundreds of refuses independent projections for the Williston opportunities for Williston State and the sur-
community. “What happens will be what the rounding communities.
community can support,” he said, believing the
community’s and the college’s ambitions must “We used to call community colleges ‘opportunity
work hand in glove. colleges’ because that’s what they create,” he

N KS ! said. “Part of my job is to motivate people to talk


T H A “My first objective is to hear from as many col-
lege, business and community supporters of
about that. When we do that and build together,
people are just going to be overwhelmed about
Williston State as I can. Every community has a what can take place.”
shared story that must first be understood.”
*To read other highlights on
Dr. Nadolny’s family and background,
visit www.wscfoundation.com.

Volleyball
Williston State
Graue,
Coach Lindsey
her players.
surrounded by

Our thanks to outgoing WSC

2 President Dr. Joe McCann and


best wishes in all future endeavors. 3
Letter from the Executive Director

Greetings from Williston students’ lives, or in


competent doctors who With partnership, new president
State College Foundation! will help heal and save sees unlimited future
thousands?
This report is part of our commitment to build The Williston State College Foundation welcomes FAMILY AND HOBBY.
relationships between the college, surrounding MATCH YOUR incoming WSC President Dr. Ray Nadolny. We Dr. Nadolny is joined by
community and alumni, and to be accountable INTERESTS. How talked to Dr. Nadolny about his family, his vision his accomplished wife,*
to our college donors. can you help? First, for the college, and what he sees as his leader- Joyce Shui, and their
find a cause below that ship role in helping to fulfill that vision. four girls, Kiana, 10,
As the Executive Director of the WSC Foundation, Sophia, 8, Julia, 2, and
matches your interests. Terry Olson Dr. Ray Nadolny
I am passionate about our college and excited to ACCOMPLISHMENTS. Dr. Nadolny, 47, Emma, 1. “They are my
work with the new college President Dr. Ray Nad- FEATURED FUNDS who received a Ph. D. in education from Oregon paparazzi,” he said of the girls with a note of joy.
olny in the months and years ahead. (See p. 3) • New Music Program State, brings an impressive record for developing
• Tool Scholarships colleges. He served for 15 years as teacher and
• Athletic Endowment administrator at Cochise Community College in “When it clarifies its identity, Williston State
I am convinced more than ever that the spirit • Agriculture Scholarships Arizona before becoming vice president of Lake
College can say to the community, ‘This is
• General Scholarship Endowment Washington Technical College in 2000, a school
of giving and desire to make a difference is what we offer. This is how we can be of ser-
of 4,800 students in Kirkland, Washington.
extremely high in our region. OUR CAPITAL INVESTMENT DREAM vice.’ From that we can build a sense of pride,
• A WSC Fine Arts Center and get excited about our role as a college.”
While at Lake Washington, Nadolny suc-
Please know that “unrestricted” donations for cessfully authored $40 million in capital
OUR MISSION. We are working to reconnect flexible use are especially valuable to meet im-
with our alumni and to bring the college and portant, unanticipated college needs.
project grants received from the state of “I am fortunate to have been married later in life.”
communities together. Washington. These funds produced a cam-
Who made an investment in your life? It’s our pus health center, health science lab, and Nadolny looks forward to a “more rooted” small
When we come together, great things can hap- turn to take care of the next generation, and our community of support for his children, he said,
pen, as we saw in 2003 when the community
numerous building expansions. as well as outdoor opportunities to hike, both in
kids are worth it!
rallied to build the Thomas Witt Leach Complex the Badlands as well as areas four hours north,
and Leonard P. Nelson Health Science wing. Thank you for your continued support. near Moose Jaw, Canada where they have family.
VISION FOR WSC. Does this indicate exciting
Can you do better than to invest in a teacher days ahead at Williston State College? Nadolny But these personal opportunities double as new
who will positively influence hundreds of refuses independent projections for the Williston opportunities for Williston State and the sur-
community. “What happens will be what the rounding communities.
community can support,” he said, believing the
community’s and the college’s ambitions must “We used to call community colleges ‘opportunity
work hand in glove. colleges’ because that’s what they create,” he

N KS ! said. “Part of my job is to motivate people to talk


T H A “My first objective is to hear from as many col-
lege, business and community supporters of
about that. When we do that and build together,
people are just going to be overwhelmed about
Williston State as I can. Every community has a what can take place.”
shared story that must first be understood.”
*To read other highlights on
Dr. Nadolny’s family and background,
visit www.wscfoundation.com.

Volleyball
Williston State
Graue,
Coach Lindsey
her players.
surrounded by

Our thanks to outgoing WSC

2 President Dr. Joe McCann and


best wishes in all future endeavors. 3
Dad and daughter reconcile In 2009, the Williston State branch will gradu-
ate 17 LPNs and 10 RNs, said Tharp.
medication now could send him into shock.
She rushed him to the hospital in her SUV.

over nursing dream Paying for Carla’s dream. Yet state-of-the-art


training is only useful to students who can pay
All four of Mr. Pease’s coronary arteries were
blocked, which lead to quadruple bypass surgery.
for it, and Carla’s situation looked grim, she said.
Carla Pease always wanted to be a nurse, a large “smart A change of heart. While Mr. Pease was heal-
but because of her cerebral palsy, her family board” audio- Carla and her father “My dad told me if I wanted to be a nurse, then I ing, a visiting friend said, “You’re lucky to be
discouraged her, she said, and her father was visual screen. were in such disagree- was going to pay for it myself. But I was broke.” alive,” reports Carla. “Dad said, ‘Well, I had a
dead set against it. Desiree even ment, she said, that heck of a nurse.’”
helped deliver Carla’s family’s income was too high for her to
“As a girl, I drew black marks on my dolls for “I couldn’t even be in qualify for government grants, but she heard Dad and daughter who hardly ever talked, said
a child from a
stitches,” she said. “When my parents went to mannequin,
the same room without about the Thyra Hoehn Nursing Scholarship, Carla, “now talk or see each other every week.”
the medicine cabinet, they couldn’t find the she said with a blowing up at him.” established by Harold Hoehn in honor of his
band aides because they were on my dolls.” And best of all, for Christmas in December,
smile! wife. It was just the ticket, said Carla.
Mr. Pease bought Carla the stethoscope she
She grew to love nursing as a child through The Leonard P. Nelson building’s centralized “The federal government told me no, and Wil- always wanted.
watching those who cared for her during hos- computer lab was a significant upgrade from liston State told me yes!” said Carla.
pital visits. “They diagnosed the cerebral palsy days when students had to walk to another
when I was three.” A near tragedy. During school, Carla said, “I
almost gave up. Dad was in poor health during
For her fifth birthday Carla asked for a stetho-
scope. “My parents got me a toy medical kit
this time, and thinking of his disapproval made A Simulator:
me want to pull my hair out! But Williston
and I threw a fit. I was mad that it wasn’t real.” State faculty taught me not just to be a nurse, No. 1 on nursing’s wish list
but how to be a daughter.” Currently WSC’s nursing department uses a loaner man-
As a high school graduate, Carla pursued her
life dream against her family’s wishes. nequin. “But a state-of-the-art simulator would vastly
On the day before her state board exam, Carla
improve our capacity to train nurses,” said Nursing
returned home to a near tragedy. “Dad has
While researching nursing Coordinator Linda Tharp. A computerized mannequin
diabetes, and he
schools and visiting the simulates heart beats, stress, strokes, heart attacks, and
had stopped tak-
WSC’s Leonard P. Nelson even baby deliveries.
“My brother found Dad ing his medica-
Health Science wing, built
tion because his Can you think of a better investment of $50K to 150K
in 2003, she was con- at the farm almost
blood sugar level than to train nurses to save more lives? Let us know if
vinced that Williston State dead. I called one of had improved,”
nursing was “the best of you can help!
my instructors and she explained.
the best,” she said.
said, ‘I don’t know
Leonard P. Nelson: “the what to do.’ She said, Carla took his
blood pressure THANKS!
Mercy Medical Center CFO
best of the best.” “The ‘Yes you do. You’re a and listened to
technology and equipment Dear Williston 20 April, 2008
Kerry Monson nurse now. Take con- his heart and State College
I would like to Foundation,
in Williston State’s nursing Carla (right) helps prepare a patient’s leg cast. take this oppo
trol of the situation.’” lungs. She knew my deepest gr
atitute to your rtunity to sho
w
“Physicians are lab is a nursing student’s generous offer foundations, an
building to access computers, said WSC Nurs- that giving him of my $2,000 d your
dream,” said Carla. academic year o scholarship fo
always concerned ing Coordinator Linda Tharp. I am sincerely to
f 2008-09 at W
illiston State C
r the
ollege.
with the time it “Instead of looking at a Carla did not qual- generous scho
uched to have be
en selected for
Williston State is one of five colleges in the larship for the this
takes new nurses diagram of an IV pump in
Dakota Nursing Program consortium that ify for government My last year’s
sc ho
second time!
larship brought
a book, you work with one ease which allo me financial
to get oriented. But offers both LPN and RN certification, Tharp grants and had no able to continue
wed me to focu
s on my studie
hands-on,” said former stu- my academic su s and I was
graduates coming dent Desiree DuBry, one of explained. “Williston’s Interactive Video Net- money of her own. is not a sign o
f true intelligen
ccess with a 4.0
GPA. It
of passion, and ce but merely a
from Williston half a dozen WSC-trained work allows 38 full or part-time teachers from The Thyra Hoehn one loves to do
willingness to wo
rk hard and do
reflection
State are well- nurses placed at Mercy these five campuses to convey class material Nursing Scholarship, . For me it’s nu
rsing!
what
Williston State
on a screen and answer student questions as C o lle ge Nursing Pro
trained and ahead Medical Center each year. established by Har- out to be all I
expected it to gram turned
they’re teaching.” again for believin be and more! T
of the game.” Teachers explain pro- Scholarship Donor old Hoehn, was just g in me! hanks you
Therefore, students benefit from more experts Sincerely,
cesses and procedures on Harold Hoehn the ticket.
in more fields, and are prepared for anything.

4 Laura K. Nemce
ff
5
Dad and daughter reconcile In 2009, the Williston State branch will gradu-
ate 17 LPNs and 10 RNs, said Tharp.
medication now could send him into shock.
She rushed him to the hospital in her SUV.

over nursing dream Paying for Carla’s dream. Yet state-of-the-art


training is only useful to students who can pay
All four of Mr. Pease’s coronary arteries were
blocked, which lead to quadruple bypass surgery.
for it, and Carla’s situation looked grim, she said.
Carla Pease always wanted to be a nurse, a large “smart A change of heart. While Mr. Pease was heal-
but because of her cerebral palsy, her family board” audio- Carla and her father “My dad told me if I wanted to be a nurse, then I ing, a visiting friend said, “You’re lucky to be
discouraged her, she said, and her father was visual screen. were in such disagree- was going to pay for it myself. But I was broke.” alive,” reports Carla. “Dad said, ‘Well, I had a
dead set against it. Desiree even ment, she said, that heck of a nurse.’”
helped deliver Carla’s family’s income was too high for her to
“As a girl, I drew black marks on my dolls for “I couldn’t even be in qualify for government grants, but she heard Dad and daughter who hardly ever talked, said
a child from a
stitches,” she said. “When my parents went to mannequin,
the same room without about the Thyra Hoehn Nursing Scholarship, Carla, “now talk or see each other every week.”
the medicine cabinet, they couldn’t find the she said with a blowing up at him.” established by Harold Hoehn in honor of his
band aides because they were on my dolls.” And best of all, for Christmas in December,
smile! wife. It was just the ticket, said Carla.
Mr. Pease bought Carla the stethoscope she
She grew to love nursing as a child through The Leonard P. Nelson building’s centralized “The federal government told me no, and Wil- always wanted.
watching those who cared for her during hos- computer lab was a significant upgrade from liston State told me yes!” said Carla.
pital visits. “They diagnosed the cerebral palsy days when students had to walk to another
when I was three.” A near tragedy. During school, Carla said, “I
almost gave up. Dad was in poor health during
For her fifth birthday Carla asked for a stetho-
scope. “My parents got me a toy medical kit
this time, and thinking of his disapproval made A Simulator:
me want to pull my hair out! But Williston
and I threw a fit. I was mad that it wasn’t real.” State faculty taught me not just to be a nurse, No. 1 on nursing’s wish list
but how to be a daughter.” Currently WSC’s nursing department uses a loaner man-
As a high school graduate, Carla pursued her
life dream against her family’s wishes. nequin. “But a state-of-the-art simulator would vastly
On the day before her state board exam, Carla
improve our capacity to train nurses,” said Nursing
returned home to a near tragedy. “Dad has
While researching nursing Coordinator Linda Tharp. A computerized mannequin
diabetes, and he
schools and visiting the simulates heart beats, stress, strokes, heart attacks, and
had stopped tak-
WSC’s Leonard P. Nelson even baby deliveries.
“My brother found Dad ing his medica-
Health Science wing, built
tion because his Can you think of a better investment of $50K to 150K
in 2003, she was con- at the farm almost
blood sugar level than to train nurses to save more lives? Let us know if
vinced that Williston State dead. I called one of had improved,”
nursing was “the best of you can help!
my instructors and she explained.
the best,” she said.
said, ‘I don’t know
Leonard P. Nelson: “the what to do.’ She said, Carla took his
blood pressure THANKS!
Mercy Medical Center CFO
best of the best.” “The ‘Yes you do. You’re a and listened to
technology and equipment Dear Williston 20 April, 2008
Kerry Monson nurse now. Take con- his heart and State College
I would like to Foundation,
in Williston State’s nursing Carla (right) helps prepare a patient’s leg cast. take this oppo
trol of the situation.’” lungs. She knew my deepest gr
atitute to your rtunity to sho
w
“Physicians are lab is a nursing student’s generous offer foundations, an
building to access computers, said WSC Nurs- that giving him of my $2,000 d your
dream,” said Carla. academic year o scholarship fo
always concerned ing Coordinator Linda Tharp. I am sincerely to
f 2008-09 at W
illiston State C
r the
ollege.
with the time it “Instead of looking at a Carla did not qual- generous scho
uched to have be
en selected for
Williston State is one of five colleges in the larship for the this
takes new nurses diagram of an IV pump in
Dakota Nursing Program consortium that ify for government My last year’s
sc ho
second time!
larship brought
a book, you work with one ease which allo me financial
to get oriented. But offers both LPN and RN certification, Tharp grants and had no able to continue
wed me to focu
s on my studie
hands-on,” said former stu- my academic su s and I was
graduates coming dent Desiree DuBry, one of explained. “Williston’s Interactive Video Net- money of her own. is not a sign o
f true intelligen
ccess with a 4.0
GPA. It
of passion, and ce but merely a
from Williston half a dozen WSC-trained work allows 38 full or part-time teachers from The Thyra Hoehn one loves to do
willingness to wo
rk hard and do
reflection
State are well- nurses placed at Mercy these five campuses to convey class material Nursing Scholarship, . For me it’s nu
rsing!
what
Williston State
on a screen and answer student questions as C o lle ge Nursing Pro
trained and ahead Medical Center each year. established by Har- out to be all I
expected it to gram turned
they’re teaching.” again for believin be and more! T
of the game.” Teachers explain pro- Scholarship Donor old Hoehn, was just g in me! hanks you
Therefore, students benefit from more experts Sincerely,
cesses and procedures on Harold Hoehn the ticket.
in more fields, and are prepared for anything.

4 Laura K. Nemce
ff
5
Financial Report

2008 Expenditures and Disbursements


$919,296
Net Assets Financial Report Summary
January 1 - December 31, 2008
Board of Directors Office Staff
$12,000,000

$10,000,000
Total Expenditures $919,296
$8,000,000
Total Revenue $736,113
$6,000,000
Over (Under) ($183,183)
$4,000,000

See below for details. $2,000,000 The greatest variable affecting this year’s bal- PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ance sheet was the unusual volatility of financial
0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
markets, resulting in the reduced value of the Craig Oksol Kenneth Heen Jerry Zunich Dale Haugen Terry Olson
Unrestricted 3,723,539 4,401,937 2,967,120 3,681,809 1,939,936
Temporarily Restricted 72,693 1,560,629 1,497,021 2,870,579 investment security holdings of the Foundation. Owner/Manager, Executive Vice President, American Owner/Agent, General Manager, Mountrail-
Permanently Restricted 1,165,445 1,656,117 4,000,606 4,778,906 5,204,366 Manger Insurance, Inc. State Bank & Trust Farmer’s Union Insurance Williams Electric Cooperative
Total Net Assets 4,888,984 6,130,747 8,528,355 9,957,736 10,014,881

WSC Grants $379,902 (41%)

Operating Expenses $245,058 (20%)


Our Vision Our Mission
Miscellaneous $65,594 (7%) The WSC Foundation keeps the College competitive The WSC Foundation partners with the College,
Investment Expenses $27,518 (3%) and comprehensive, with a strong liberal arts transfer alumni, donors and surrounding communities to
program, advanced science and technology, and generate financial support; fund scholarships; and
Uncollectable Pledges $14,100 (2%) technical and trade specialization — a regional center lead capital expansion to develop a thriving, state-of-
for educational, cultural and recreational activity. the-art campus.
Scholarships $187,124 (20%) Duane DeMars Greg Everson Donn Hoffelt Bruce Stoner ADMINISTRATOR
Utility Man and Locator, Mountrail- Owner/Director, Owner, Triangle Electric Manager, National Oilwell Varco
Williams Electric Cooperative Everson Funeral Home
Carmin
Owner, DeMars Foods, LLP Klein-Papineau
Grants ($379,902) Scholarships ($187,124)
Faculty Development Fund New Music Program
Give a gift in honor of a retired WSC professor A pilot led by former Williston High School
who made a difference in your life. To keep our teacher Herb Parker aims to create both band
professors at the and choir performance groups.
top of their fields, Larry Dewhirst Pete Furuseth Charlotte Schilke
the Foundation will
Student Ambassadors President, First International Attorney at Law, (retired) Owner, McKenzie County
Bank & Trust Furuseth Law Firm, PC Abstract and Title Company
WSC students who travel to college fairs
match up to $1,000
and conduct campus tours to recruit new
per donation, to a
students.

THANKS!
total of $25,000 in
donations, toward Tool Fund
this endowment. The costly auto and diesel programs need
your help!
Classroom Upgrades
New Interactive Video Network Lab, 59 comput- Academic and Athletic
ers in three labs, 52 chairs or tables, 4 “smart Scholarships
board” screens, etc. See numbers of scholarships under Giving
Guide at www.wscfoundation.com.
William E. (Bill) Shemorry
Collection of Photos
To select and digitize 189 boxes of history
from Williston and beyond. See more
at www.wscfoundation.com under 2009 Capital Investment Dream:
What’s New? A Fine Arts Center!
The time is right to build a cultural center and stage that
brings the surrounding communities and college together. We
The Foundation is audited annually seek major donations or a matching grant to create this true
legacy for Williston!
by Brady, Martz & Associates, P.C.

6 7
Financial Report

2008 Expenditures and Disbursements


$919,296
Net Assets Financial Report Summary
January 1 - December 31, 2008
Board of Directors Office Staff
$12,000,000

$10,000,000
Total Expenditures $919,296
$8,000,000
Total Revenue $736,113
$6,000,000
Over (Under) ($183,183)
$4,000,000

See below for details. $2,000,000 The greatest variable affecting this year’s bal- PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ance sheet was the unusual volatility of financial
0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
markets, resulting in the reduced value of the Craig Oksol Kenneth Heen Jerry Zunich Dale Haugen Terry Olson
Unrestricted 3,723,539 4,401,937 2,967,120 3,681,809 1,939,936
Temporarily Restricted 72,693 1,560,629 1,497,021 2,870,579 investment security holdings of the Foundation. Owner/Manager, Executive Vice President, American Owner/Agent, General Manager, Mountrail-
Permanently Restricted 1,165,445 1,656,117 4,000,606 4,778,906 5,204,366 Manger Insurance, Inc. State Bank & Trust Farmer’s Union Insurance Williams Electric Cooperative
Total Net Assets 4,888,984 6,130,747 8,528,355 9,957,736 10,014,881

WSC Grants $379,902 (41%)

Operating Expenses $245,058 (20%)


Our Vision Our Mission
Miscellaneous $65,594 (7%) The WSC Foundation keeps the College competitive The WSC Foundation partners with the College,
Investment Expenses $27,518 (3%) and comprehensive, with a strong liberal arts transfer alumni, donors and surrounding communities to
program, advanced science and technology, and generate financial support; fund scholarships; and
Uncollectable Pledges $14,100 (2%) technical and trade specialization — a regional center lead capital expansion to develop a thriving, state-of-
for educational, cultural and recreational activity. the-art campus.
Scholarships $187,124 (20%) Duane DeMars Greg Everson Donn Hoffelt Bruce Stoner ADMINISTRATOR
Utility Man and Locator, Mountrail- Owner/Director, Owner, Triangle Electric Manager, National Oilwell Varco
Williams Electric Cooperative Everson Funeral Home
Carmin
Owner, DeMars Foods, LLP Klein-Papineau
Grants ($379,902) Scholarships ($187,124)
Faculty Development Fund New Music Program
Give a gift in honor of a retired WSC professor A pilot led by former Williston High School
who made a difference in your life. To keep our teacher Herb Parker aims to create both band
professors at the and choir performance groups.
top of their fields, Larry Dewhirst Pete Furuseth Charlotte Schilke
the Foundation will
Student Ambassadors President, First International Attorney at Law, (retired) Owner, McKenzie County
Bank & Trust Furuseth Law Firm, PC Abstract and Title Company
WSC students who travel to college fairs
match up to $1,000
and conduct campus tours to recruit new
per donation, to a
students.

THANKS!
total of $25,000 in
donations, toward Tool Fund
this endowment. The costly auto and diesel programs need
your help!
Classroom Upgrades
New Interactive Video Network Lab, 59 comput- Academic and Athletic
ers in three labs, 52 chairs or tables, 4 “smart Scholarships
board” screens, etc. See numbers of scholarships under Giving
Guide at www.wscfoundation.com.
William E. (Bill) Shemorry
Collection of Photos
To select and digitize 189 boxes of history
from Williston and beyond. See more
at www.wscfoundation.com under 2009 Capital Investment Dream:
What’s New? A Fine Arts Center!
The time is right to build a cultural center and stage that
brings the surrounding communities and college together. We
The Foundation is audited annually seek major donations or a matching grant to create this true
legacy for Williston!
by Brady, Martz & Associates, P.C.

6 7
Alumni Central

Teton alumni show fruits have enough money


saved to send us to
So much so that eight guys received straight As,
earning the honor for highest GPA in the Na-
“I ask for equal effort on the floor and in the
classroom,” said Fridley. “In six years I’ve had
of highest team GPA college, so Williston tional Junior College Athletic Association. seven Academic All-Americans and out of 19
State scholarships sports at our school, our team has had the
If athletic scholarships were stock investments, helped a lot.” “From outside looking highest academic rating for five years in a row.”
putting money on any one of the mighty Wil- in, you may think,
liston State Tetons of 1992-94 would have been Leom and team- ‘What a bunch of The guys are thankful for the donors and
extremely smart, especially if the goal was to mate Sean nerds,’” said Hjelm- professors who helped
make a positive difference in the world. Stephens, now stad, fresh out of make those glory
a Ph. D. psy- an ankle ligament years possible.
While male basketball players often have a surgery. “But I take
chologist in his In turn, Fridley says,
“dumb jock” reputation, this team turned those pride in that. We’d
home country he knows he and oth-
expectations upside down, earning the very beat teams we had
of Trinidad, ers will return the
highest GPA among 460 U.S. community col- no business playing,
helped create favor, keeping the
leges for two straight years, and they’re still come home, do our
a new culture Teton tradition go-
making their mark today. homework, then go
at the basket- ing. “As they say, you
ball player’s watch a movie.”
We interviewed “Fast Fred” Fridley, Dr. Tracy Dr. Brett Vibeto, General never forget where
Hjelmstad, Dr. Brett Vibeto and Dave Leom dorm, POPS Brett Vibeto Surgeon, Williston, ND “Oh, we had you started. I know
about those pivotal years that raised the bar of House, now a pri- our fun at the Teton alumni will
excellence for future students at Williston State. vate residence at 603 E. 18th St E. in Williston. Fred Fridley, Coach and
POPS House,” give back once we’re
“Oh, we had our fun established.”
Teacher, University of Mary,
said Dr. Brett Bismarck, ND
Leom, now a math teacher in Milaca, MN, was “When I got there, there were loud parties late at POPS House. The Vibeto, now a
recruited from Watford City High where, at 6'8", at night so you couldn’t sleep or prepare for all-night video games, “My strongest
general sur-
he was known as “Tree” and, along with Frid- classes,” said Leom. But he wasn’t about to let memory,”
ley, helped Watford City win the state champi- his academic record slip.
and feeding our high- geon at Mercy
said Coach “What others invest in
cholesterol fish with hot Medical Center
onship his senior year.
in Williston.
Olson, “was you pays off tenfold, es-
“Sean and I sat down dogs. But there was an huddling pecially at a small college
Leom, who had a 3.94 GPA in high school, “But there was
with the guys and said, unwritten rule that Wil- an unwritten
with the like Williston State. Your
heard embarrassing reports about some un- ‘This shouldn’t be go- guys, tears
derachieving athletes liston State athletes first rule that Wil- money, and the one-on-
ing on. If you want to in my eyes,
at Williston State, party, do it elsewhere.’”
take care of business.” liston State one attention of profes-
after losing
he said, but former athletes first
the regional sors, is going to affect
recruiter and WSC “We had a mindset take care of
Coach Terry Olson in- business.”
champion- everyone in the school
and expectation,” ship of 1994,
sisted on a change. community in some way.”
explained Dr. Tracy Fridley, all-time and not being
Hjelmstad, now a podi- scoring leader at able to finish
Now Director of the
atric surgeon at Trinity WSC and now my speech,”
WSC Foundation, Ter-
Hospital in Minot. “The a coach and unusual even to this day, he said.
ry explains: “We were
recruiting message was Dr. Tracy Hjelmstad, Podiatric health teacher
looking for a better Surgeon, Minot, ND “It wasn’t that we lost, but that I wanted one
clear: ‘We’re at the Universi-
caliber player, a better more time to call them the champions that
not just look- ty of Mary, said
Dave Leom, Math Teacher, caliber person and a they were.”
Milaca, MN better caliber
ing for talent. Eight guys received that’s a rule
We’re looking straight As. “From outside he follows as (For more alumni stories and a full list of
student, and
for mature, head coach of
“My dad was a parts Dave was all
good people,
looking in, you may think, where the champion Tetons are today, visit
of that.” ‘What a bunch of nerds.’ the women’s www.wscfoundation.com.)
manager at a John Deere who work basketball
dealership,” said Leom, Yet Leom hard both on But I take pride in that. We team.
“He didn’t have enough recalls that and off the would beat teams we had Aafedts perpe
the cost of court,’ and no business playing, come tuate
money saved to send us to giving to WSC
college was a that became
home, do our homework, athletes
college, so Williston State major hurdle. the standard
As Williston St
ate’s first wom
en’s physical ed
Colleen “Coke”
scholarships helped a lot.” at Williston.” then go watch a movie.” Aafedt embodied
the spirit of serv
ucation instruct
or,
“Dad didn’t leading and the
Pep Club at Will ice, starting ch
Carnival. We th is to n State, and foun eer-
ank Ardean and ding the Winter
erosity this year Co lle en for their contin
, as they establ ued gen-
ished an endow

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athletic scholars ment for
hips with a subs
“Fast Fred” Fridley tantial gift.
Alumni Central

Teton alumni show fruits have enough money


saved to send us to
So much so that eight guys received straight As,
earning the honor for highest GPA in the Na-
“I ask for equal effort on the floor and in the
classroom,” said Fridley. “In six years I’ve had
of highest team GPA college, so Williston tional Junior College Athletic Association. seven Academic All-Americans and out of 19
State scholarships sports at our school, our team has had the
If athletic scholarships were stock investments, helped a lot.” “From outside looking highest academic rating for five years in a row.”
putting money on any one of the mighty Wil- in, you may think,
liston State Tetons of 1992-94 would have been Leom and team- ‘What a bunch of The guys are thankful for the donors and
extremely smart, especially if the goal was to mate Sean nerds,’” said Hjelm- professors who helped
make a positive difference in the world. Stephens, now stad, fresh out of make those glory
a Ph. D. psy- an ankle ligament years possible.
While male basketball players often have a surgery. “But I take
chologist in his In turn, Fridley says,
“dumb jock” reputation, this team turned those pride in that. We’d
home country he knows he and oth-
expectations upside down, earning the very beat teams we had
of Trinidad, ers will return the
highest GPA among 460 U.S. community col- no business playing,
helped create favor, keeping the
leges for two straight years, and they’re still come home, do our
a new culture Teton tradition go-
making their mark today. homework, then go
at the basket- ing. “As they say, you
ball player’s watch a movie.”
We interviewed “Fast Fred” Fridley, Dr. Tracy Dr. Brett Vibeto, General never forget where
Hjelmstad, Dr. Brett Vibeto and Dave Leom dorm, POPS Brett Vibeto Surgeon, Williston, ND “Oh, we had you started. I know
about those pivotal years that raised the bar of House, now a pri- our fun at the Teton alumni will
excellence for future students at Williston State. vate residence at 603 E. 18th St E. in Williston. Fred Fridley, Coach and
POPS House,” give back once we’re
“Oh, we had our fun established.”
Teacher, University of Mary,
said Dr. Brett Bismarck, ND
Leom, now a math teacher in Milaca, MN, was “When I got there, there were loud parties late at POPS House. The Vibeto, now a
recruited from Watford City High where, at 6'8", at night so you couldn’t sleep or prepare for all-night video games, “My strongest
general sur-
he was known as “Tree” and, along with Frid- classes,” said Leom. But he wasn’t about to let memory,”
ley, helped Watford City win the state champi- his academic record slip.
and feeding our high- geon at Mercy
said Coach “What others invest in
cholesterol fish with hot Medical Center
onship his senior year.
in Williston.
Olson, “was you pays off tenfold, es-
“Sean and I sat down dogs. But there was an huddling pecially at a small college
Leom, who had a 3.94 GPA in high school, “But there was
with the guys and said, unwritten rule that Wil- an unwritten
with the like Williston State. Your
heard embarrassing reports about some un- ‘This shouldn’t be go- guys, tears
derachieving athletes liston State athletes first rule that Wil- money, and the one-on-
ing on. If you want to in my eyes,
at Williston State, party, do it elsewhere.’”
take care of business.” liston State one attention of profes-
after losing
he said, but former athletes first
the regional sors, is going to affect
recruiter and WSC “We had a mindset take care of
Coach Terry Olson in- business.”
champion- everyone in the school
and expectation,” ship of 1994,
sisted on a change. community in some way.”
explained Dr. Tracy Fridley, all-time and not being
Hjelmstad, now a podi- scoring leader at able to finish
Now Director of the
atric surgeon at Trinity WSC and now my speech,”
WSC Foundation, Ter-
Hospital in Minot. “The a coach and unusual even to this day, he said.
ry explains: “We were
recruiting message was Dr. Tracy Hjelmstad, Podiatric health teacher
looking for a better Surgeon, Minot, ND “It wasn’t that we lost, but that I wanted one
clear: ‘We’re at the Universi-
caliber player, a better more time to call them the champions that
not just look- ty of Mary, said
Dave Leom, Math Teacher, caliber person and a they were.”
Milaca, MN better caliber
ing for talent. Eight guys received that’s a rule
We’re looking straight As. “From outside he follows as (For more alumni stories and a full list of
student, and
for mature, head coach of
“My dad was a parts Dave was all
good people,
looking in, you may think, where the champion Tetons are today, visit
of that.” ‘What a bunch of nerds.’ the women’s www.wscfoundation.com.)
manager at a John Deere who work basketball
dealership,” said Leom, Yet Leom hard both on But I take pride in that. We team.
“He didn’t have enough recalls that and off the would beat teams we had Aafedts perpe
the cost of court,’ and no business playing, come tuate
money saved to send us to giving to WSC
college was a that became
home, do our homework, athletes
college, so Williston State major hurdle. the standard
As Williston St
ate’s first wom
en’s physical ed
Colleen “Coke”
scholarships helped a lot.” at Williston.” then go watch a movie.” Aafedt embodied
the spirit of serv
ucation instruct
or,
“Dad didn’t leading and the
Pep Club at Will ice, starting ch
Carnival. We th is to n State, and foun eer-
ank Ardean and ding the Winter
erosity this year Co lle en for their contin
, as they establ ued gen-
ished an endow

8 9
athletic scholars ment for
hips with a subs
“Fast Fred” Fridley tantial gift.
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WSC alumnus
mines fields
seeking national
energy solution
Forty years ago Arvid Boe
worked the fields of his
Montana family’s farm, 90
miles from Williston, having
no idea that WSC biology Read great stories online at
teacher Irene Eide would fan Alumni Central and find
the flame of his interest in out which alumnus said this:
plants into a valuable career.
“As MC for the Winter
Today, as Professor of Grass
Breeding at South Dakota Carnival, I tried to do the
State University, Boe finds Carnac thing from Johnny
himself in the middle of a Carson, but someone had
US government-funded race filled the envelope with
to produce biofuel from the baby powder. So I tore the
leaves and stems of switch-
grass.
end of the envelope, blew
in, and got covered.”

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