Riley Abrahamson of Bowman, ND was one of 47 students selected out of 1,500 entries to win a scholarship from the Foundation for Rural Service in May. The FRS awarded more than $100,000 in college scholarships to students in rural communities served by members of NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association. The FRS College Scholarship Program awards one-time scholarships to students from rural America for their first year of college, university or vocational-technical school. Each student is sponsored by an NTCA member company.
Riley was also a winner of Consolidated's 2017 local essay contest this spring. He is attending NDSU this fall, working on a Computer Science degree with a minor in Web Design.