DCB grad receives NJCAA Achievement Award – Dustin Penner, a 2002 DCB graduate, has received the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Achievement Award. The award is given to those who have displayed outstanding athletic ability in national, olympic, or international competition, and who possess excellent ethical character. Dustin has played in the National Hockey League since 2005 and is a two-time Stanley Cup Champion.
Dakota College presents conservation award – As part of its Earth Day observance, Dakota College presents a conservation award to an individual who demonstrates an enduring commitment to our natural resources. This year, the award recipient is Dennis Nelson, a Rolette, ND, native and 1978 graduate of DCB. Mr. Nelson is an internationally known water resource management and education expert and is the President and CEO of the Project WET Foundation.
Rummage sale profits donated to charity – Again this March, Dakota College sponsored a rummage sale and donated the profits to community service organizations. This year, $1240 was raised. Over the years, $14,565 has been donated back to groups like the Imagination Library, Turtle Mountain Cancer Group, and Bottineau Volunteer Fire Department.