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Otter Tail Power Company Supports Academic Scholarships at U of M, Crookston
August 7, 2007

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


James Warcken from Otter Tail Power Company and Corby Kemmer, director of development & alumni relations
James Warcken (left), from Otter Tail Power Company, presents a $3,000 check to Corby Kemmer, director of development & alumni relations at the U of M, Crookston.
CROOKSTON, Minn. (August 7, 2007) – Scholarships encourage the dreams and aspirations of students and show a strong belief in the power of education. Otter Tail Power representative, James Warcken, Crookston, Minn., recently presented a $3,000 gift to the University of Minnesota, Crookston in support of academic scholarships and to encourage the educational pursuit of students.

 

"The University of Minnesota, Crookston's success is very important to the community and to Otter Tail Power Company. We believe in education and supporting quality students,” Warcken said.

 

Warcken, customer service manager at Otter Tail Power Company in Crookston, presented the check to Corby Kemmer, director of development & alumni relations at the University of Minnesota, Crookston in early August.

 

Creating educational opportunities is a goal of the University of Minnesota. Scholarships help qualifying students to attend college and private giving is a crucial. "Otter Tail’s continued support of the University of Minnesota, Crookston and our students is greatly appreciated; their philanthropic actions allow students to fulfill their dreams of receiving a world class education,” Kemmer stated.

 

The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. Invent yourself at the University of Minnesota, Crookston – become a leader, innovate through technology and research and secure the career you want. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.