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  • Crookston Rotary honors CHS, UMC Students of the Month for April, May

  • Ostgaard, Larson and Meyer recognized.
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  • April 2013 CHS Student of the Month Cyrina Ostgaard, a senior at Crookston High School
        Family: Parents Natalie and Kent Ostgaard; Sisters Arianna and Gabi
        Plans after high school:  “I plan to attend the University of Minnesota Duluth and major in biochemistry with a theatre minor.”
        Interests and areas of involvement in clubs or organizations: Speech; Knowledge Bowl; Choir; Art; Leo Club; Theatre; True Players; Humane Society; Food Bank Volunteer; Sunday School Teacher; Youth Group President; Attended ELCA National Youth Gathering in New Orleans
        Honors and Awards: Speech 1st Alternate to State; Most Valuable Speaker for two years; State Knowledge Bowl participant for two years; Girls State; Minnesota Mile; Kari Thompson Community Service Scholarship from Miss Crookston Pageant; UMD Swenson Scholarship (chemistry), Honors Scholarship, and Best in Class Scholarship
        Additional Comments:  “Thank you to Crookston Rotary for choosing me for this honor.”
    May 2013 CHS Student of the Month McKaela Larson, a senior at Crookston High School
        Family: Mother Wendy Sturm, Sister MacKenzie Sturm
        Plans after high school:  “I plan to attend Jamestown College and double major in music performance and exercise science.”
        Interests and areas of involvement in clubs or organizations: Music—piano, voice, guitar; Volunteering; Sunday School Teacher; Soccer; Softball; True Players; Leo Club; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Pop Choir; Concert Choir; One-Act and Three-Act Plays; Worship Team Member; Being with family and friends
        Honors and Awards: Lettered 12 times in various areas over four years including Soccer, Softball, Music, and Academics; Received a music plaque at CHS for participation in Choir; 2-year member of Minnesota All-State Lutheran Choir; Soccer Captain; National Honor Society
        Additional Comments:  “Thanks to Crookston Rotary. I am very honored to receive this award.”
    April 2013 UMC Student of the Month Calvin Meyer, a junior majoring in Natural Resources Aviation at the University of Minnesota Crookston
        Hometown: Albertville, Minnesota
        Family: Parents Lisa and Neil Meyer; Brothers Lance and Blake
        Plans after college:  “I hope to work with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as a conservation pilot.”
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        Areas of involvement in clubs or organizations: President of the UMC Veterans Club; Member of Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
        Honors and Awards: Earned an AAS in law enforcement from Alexandria Technical College before transferring to UMC to pursue a bachelor’s degree in natural resources aviation
        Additional Comments:  “I am honored to receive this award and would like to thank Crookston Rotary and UMC.”