a star in the community through charity
White Earth Nation supports the Native American tradition of giving back to the community through donations to local events and organizations. Shooting Star is proudly owned and successfully operated by the White Earth Nation.
SHOOTING STAR SCHOLARSHIP
In an effort to support higher education within the White Earth Nation, Shooting Star has founded the Shooting Star Scholarship, to raise money for scholarships to be awarded to White Earth members and descendants seeking post-secondary education. Download an application form here.
A limited number of $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, each student must meet the following criteria:
- A high school senior graduating in 2019
- White Earth enrolled member or descendant
- 2018 scholarships have been awarded
- 2019 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION, available now.
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Ready to shoot for the stars?
You’re par for the course with the 7th Annual Shooting Star Scholarship Golf Tournament, held on June 15, 2018!
WATCH FOR DETAILS to swing into our 8th annual golf tournament to support the Shooting Star Scholarship, benefiting the youth of the White Earth Nation. The prizes are well above par and the top players can win top prizes. With three-person teams, 18 holes & prizes worth hundreds, you’re sure to hit your stroke of luck.
2018 tournament golfers had the opportunity to golf with professional athletes, including former Minnesota Vikings cornerback, Autry Beamon, former Vikings runningback, Rickey Young, and KVLY-TV Valley News Live news anchors Mike Morken and Chris Berg. A dinner and awards ceremony to honor the 26 scholarship recipients was held after the tournament at Shooting Star Casino’s Event Center.
Shooting Star Scholarship beneficiaries also received a certificate of recognition at commencement ceremonies in addition to their $1,000 scholarship from the fund.
Overall tournament winners include:
· 1st place: Aristocrat Team A – Hunter Clark, Brady Liebl, Blake Kahlbaugh
· 2nd place: Konami Team A – Dave Jurina, Jeff Bjerk, Jennifer Jurina
· 3rd place: Gitchi Gaming – Greg John, Al Goodwin, John Simon
Scholarship recipients include:
MICHAEL AGNEW Parent/Guardian: Barb & Chuck Agnew; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: MN State Community and Technical College; Major: HVAC
JACOB ARENDS Parent/Guardian: Nick & Val Arends; High School attended: Dilworth/Glyndon/Felton
Attending: Concordia; Major: Pre-Law
KENNETH BENNETT Parent/Guardian: Michael & Colleen Bennett; High School attended: Laporte
Attending: Northwest Tech – Bemidji; Major: Plumbing & HVAC
TAYLOR BENSON Parent/Guardian: Jesse & Kristal Benson; High School attended: Waubun
Attending: ND State College of Science; Major: Occupational Therapy Assistant
DION BOWER Parent/Guardian: Tracy Goodwin & Casper Bower; High School attended: Waubun
Attending: Fond Du Lac; Major: Physical Education
CATHERINE BUNKER Parent/Guardian: Michael & Cynthia Bunker; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: North Dakota State University; Major: Paleontology
JACQUELINE DURANT Parent/Guardian: Robert & LuAnn Durant; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: NDSU/Concordia; Major: Interior Design/Architecture
THERESA DURANT Parent/Guardian: High School attended: Waubun
Attending: Fond Du Lac; Major: Psychology
JESSE FAIN Parent/Guardian: Jesse & Ann Fain; High School attended: Ulen-Hitterdal
Attending: M State – Fergus Falls; Major: Robotics Engineer
KYLEE GAGNON Parent/Guardian: Michael & Krysta Heisler; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: Concordia College – Moorhead; Major: Nursing
BAILEY GREENE Parent/Guardian: Tony & Karlene Greene; High School attended: Thief River Falls
Attending: Northland Community & Technical College; Major: Liberal Arts
IKE HILLS Parent/Guardian: Norman & Cindy Hills; High School attended: Waubun
Attending: University of MN – Morris; Major: Biology
DEONDRA JACKSON Parent/Guardian: Jodi Anderson & Dennis Jackson; High School attended: Waubun
Attending: Minnesota State University – Moorhead; Major: Early Childhood Education or Social Work
ANDREW JOHNSON Parent/Guardian: James Johnson & Patti Kappedal; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: Undecided; Major: Autobody Collision & Repair Technology
MATAYA KEEZER Parent/Guardian: Cassandra Hoban & Rodney Keezer; High School attended: Waubun
Attending: Lake Superior Duluth; Major: Medical Field/Surgeon Tech
SARAH KEEZER Parent/Guardian: Melissa Keezer; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: Undecided; Major: Photography
WAYNE LAVOY-BRUNETTE Parent/Guardian: Joan Lavoy; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: M-State Wadena; Major: HVAC
ANNMARIE LENOIR Parent/ Guardian: Debra Kier; High School Attended: Mahnomen
Attending: Concordia College – Moorhead; Major: Nursing
ANTHONY MONTOYA Parent/Guardian:Indosa Montoya & Hector Montoya; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: Undecided; Major: Computer Science
DANIEL SNETSINGER Parent/Guardian: Edward & Sarah Snetsinger; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: U of M – Crookston, UND, Bemidji State; Major: Natural Resources
KARI STENSENG Parent/Guardian: Jade & Trina Stenseng; High School attended: Bagley
Attending: Bemidji State University; Major: Nursing
GRACE STEVENS Parent/Guardian: Vance & Jennifer Stevens; High School attended: Waubun
Attending: Lake Superior Technical College; Major: Nursing
ASHLEIGH STUVLAND Parent/Guardian: Brand & Alonda Stuvland; High School attended: Moorhead
Attending: North Dakota State University; Major: Biological Sciences
LINDSEY THOMPSON Parent/Guardian: Tiffany Thompson; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: Bemidji State University; Major: Psychology
SHAYLYN TIBBETTS Parent/Guardian:Tricia Tibbets & Jeffrey Tibbets; High School attended: Mahnomen
Attending: Minnesota State University – Moorhead; Major: Undecided
BREANNA WARREN Parent/Guardian: Tyron & Michelle Warren; High School attended: Waubun
Attending: University of North Dakota; Major: Criminal Justice