Greater Itasca NOW Spotlight: Hunter Cocking

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)

  • Industrial Lubricant

Deadline to apply for this year’s scholarship cycle is March 15th. Click on the Scholarship Page to apply!

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