Hunter Cocking graduated from Blackduck High School in 2016.
He applied for scholarships through the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation and was selected as a recipient of the Greater Itasca NOW Educational Awards. Hunter was awarded $3,000 to study nursing at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji. We anticipate welcoming Hunter back to our community next year to pursue a local job in healthcare.
Greater Itasca NOW Educational Awards are made possible by:
Jerry and Cathie (Saxhaug) Anderson
Blandin Paper (UPM)
Grand Itasca Foundation
MDI (Minnesota Diversified Industries)
NIE (Northern Industrial Erectors)
NMBA (Northern Minnesota Builders Association)
Deadline to apply for this year’s scholarship cycle is March 15th. Click on the Scholarship Page to apply!