Fosston School District first time winner of the R&J Broadcasting Inc. Good Student Award Promotion
By Kevin Kochmann
During the 2021-22 School Year, R&J Broadcasting Inc Radio Stations KRJB 106.5FM Ada, MN, KRJM 101.5FM Mahnomen, MN, KKCQ 96.7FM Bagley, MN and KKCQ 1480AM/99.7FM Fosston, MN conducted the annual Good Student Award promotion. Each week, September through March, schools in Northwest Minnesota and Northeast North Dakota are encouraged to submit a nomination for a student in grades 9-12 for the weekly award, which one male and one female receives. The weekly winners receive a certificate and are featured in an interview on the radio stations and website for that week. The students must excel in the classroom, while also staying active in extracurricular activities, and being a role model in their school, and community.
This school year, 12 schools submitted qualifying nominations, and for the first time ever, the Fosston School submitted the most nominations with 20, and took home top prize, a $300 financial contribution to the school’s extracurricular fund. The Ada Borup/West School placed second with 11 qualifying nominations and will receive a $200 financial contribution to the school’s extracurricular fund.
The Good Student Award was presented by Halstad Telephone Company, First National Bank Bagley/Fosston, Dan’s Standard in Mcintosh, Community Co-op Energy Solutions, Halstad Living Center, Garden Valley Technologies, Fertile Repair, Fisher School, Jacobson Body Shop, First National Agency of Fosston, Buehler Law Office, Climax Shelly School and R&J Broadcasting Inc.