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Glorianna Blommel of Carlos was named a $1,000 Odin Langsjoen Dental Hygiene Scholarship recipient by the Lake Superior College Foundation. She is enrolled in the dental hygiene program at Lake Superior College in Duluth and is the daughter of Carol Jean and Jerome Blommel of Carlos.

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St. Cloud State University senior Joyce Polensky of Alexandria received a James B. Anderson English Scholarship for $1,000. This award is intended for declared English majors with a minimum grade point average of 3.5.

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Carly Snell, daughter of Shannon and Linda Snell of Alexandria, received the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Presidential Scholarship in the amount of $12,000. Snell plans to enter NDSU in the fall to major in biochemistry and music.

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Brenton in Alexandria announced the following as recipients of the 2013-14 $250 Brenton Scholarships. The scholarships go to children of Brenton employees who attend or plan to attend a two- or four-year college or technical school and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. Recipients: Madelyn Urman, daughter of Mark and Angela Urman, The College of St. Scholastica; Misha Harstad, daughter of Steve and Jane Harstad, Alexandria Technical and Community College; Dylan Kluver, son of Randy and Laura Kluver, St. Cloud Technical College; Breanna Larson, daughter of Ryan and Joy Larson, Bemidji State University; Zach Peterson, son of Al and Naomi Peterson, St. Cloud State University; Julie Crone, daughter of Jeff and Sharon Crone, Olivet College; Ramsey Burss, daughter of Randy and Wendy Burss, Alexandria Technical and Community College; Darrian Peterson, daughter of Chad and Christine Lorenzen, Salon Professional Academy.