graduation

66 Jefferson Elementary Students Make the Leap to Middle School

The students received recognition for reading and participation in chorus

FARGO, N.D. — More than 60 Jefferson Elementary School students celebrate a major milestone in their educational journeys. The 5th graders walked across the stage to recognize their graduation from Jefferson. Several kids were honored for their involvement in music classes and reading, and also listened to two Fargo South students give advice about middle school. The ceremony was the perfect…

NDSU Grad Has Musical Role in Commencement Ceremony

He received his master of music in trumpet performance

FARGO, N.D. — It’s that time of year again and congratulations are in order for the new graduates. One graduate did more than just receive his diploma at North Dakota State University’s commencement ceremony. Tony Sanders, who received his Master of Music in Trumpet Performance, also played in the band for the event. “It’s exciting to be done and ready to…

They Did It! Congratulations to Concordia College’s Class of 2018

More than 400 students received their degree this year

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Erica Lindsey told herself at seven years old that she was going to eventually learn to play the flute. She finally did when she joined band in sixth grade and it was nothing short of the perfect fit. “I knew it was going to be an incredible journey. And what do you know? It has been,” Lindsey…

More Than 650 Students Graduate at NDSU Winter Commencement

it includes 14 bison football players

FARGO, ND — More than 650 students walked across NDSU’s graduation stage to receive their diplomas. That includes 14 Bison football players who then left right after to prepare for tonight’s game. The ceremonies’ commencement speaker told students to always expect the unexpected, to not expect things to come easily and the graduates should be proud of this accomplishment. Senior Monica…

Local Students Celebrate College Graduation Day

this was the largest amount of students who that graduated from MSUM

REGIONAL — College students across the Red River Valley are trading in their textbooks for a cap, gown and degree as the winter graduation season begins. It’s one day to celebrate years of hard work. “It feels good. I’m ready to graduate and get out into the real world,” said MSUM senior Hunter Braten. But it’s also stripping away a title…

Bison Football Players Juggling FCS Playoffs and Graduation

14 players will get their diplomas on the day of the FCS Semifinal game against Sam Houston State

FARGO, N.D. — The importance of this Friday goes beyond the FCS semifinal game for many North Dakota State football players. Fourteen Bison will collect their diplomas for graduating in the fall semester. “It’s great, and this is the fourth year that I’ve been a part of it,” NDSU head coach Chris Klieman said. “I’ll get a chance to attend…

Area Colleges Prepare for Graduation Ceremonies

Winter commencement ceremonies will be held this week at NDSU, UND and MSUM

  REGIONAL — Hundreds of students are getting an early Christmas gift: a college degree. Winter commencement ceremonies will be held this week at NDSU, UND and MSUM. This year, 657 students will participate in NDSU’s winter commencement on Friday at 2 p.m. in the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. UND will hold three commencement ceremonies for the more than 850…

Five New Firefighters to Help Save Lives in Fargo

They said training from experienced firefighters helped them get through

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Fire Department adds five new firefighters to their ranks. The recruits were hired on September 11th and spent eight weeks going through intensive training. They were required to study structural firefighting, fire prevention and to specialize in search and rescue. One new firefighter said although the training was difficult at times, leaning on experienced firefighters…

A Community Change Initiative Project hopes to Entice Grads to Stay Local

A recent study found seven out of 10 college students leave the community after graduation

FARGO, ND — A recent study found seven out of 10 college students leave the community after graduation. A new pilot program being launched at five area universities hopes to change that. “Experience FMWF” is the Chamber’s latest plan to keep graduates from relocating and taking jobs elsewhere. Workers on the project say if they can open up students’ eyes…

West Fargo High School Celebrates 300 Graduates

They say the tassle is worth the hassle when it comes to graduation

FARGO, ND– They say the tassle is worth the hassle when it comes to graduation. 300 West Fargo Students received their high school diplomas. Seniors in green gowns fill the Scheels Arena floor while friends and family fill the stands. The graduates chose 2 class representatives to give speeches during the ceremony. The celebration includes special performances by senior band…