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Sather Scholarship Recipients Named at the U of M, Crookston
April 27, 2009

Contact: Corby Kemmer, director of development and alumni relations, 218-281-8434 (ckemmer@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)


Scholarship recipients were recently named by the University of Minnesota, Crookston for the prestigious Sather Scholarship offered on the campus.
Cassie Wilson, Newfolden, Minn., was awarded the Sather Scholarship
Cassie Wilson, Newfolden, Minn., was awarded the Sather Scholarship


Stepheni Tietje, Hayfield, Minn. with Corby Kemmer, director of development and alumni relations.
Stepheni Tietje, Hayfield, Minn. with Corby Kemmer, director of development and alumni relations.
Students receiving the Russell O. and Inez Sather Memorial Scholarship must be advanced standing students maintaining at least a 3.0 grade point average and having graduated from a high school in Polk, Norman, Red Lake, Pennington, Marshall, Mahnomen, Clearwater, Roseau or Kittson counties. Applicants were required to write an essay on an experience that has had a major impact on their life.

Three $1,500 scholarships from the Sather Scholarship Fund were awarded to Brandin Solie, Fertile, Minn.; Stepheni Tietje, Hayfield, Minn.; and Cassie Wilson, Newfolden, Minn.
Brandin Solie, Fertile, Minn., with Corby Kemmer, director of development and alumni relations.
Brandin Solie, Fertile, Minn., with Corby Kemmer, director of development and alumni relations.


Dr. Russell Sather began serving as aninternist with the Northwestern Clinic in Crookston in 1937. He was called to active duty during World War II from 1942 until 1946 and returned to Crookston in 1947 where he continued to practice until 1985. The scholarship was established in 1986.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.