Lauren Vouk, daughter of Lisa and Frank Vouk, St. Joseph, recently earned an excellence scholarship to attend Concordia College, Moorhead. She is a graduate of Holdingford High School.
Two St. Joseph students recently graduated from Bemidji State University.
They and their degree are the following: Margaret Donnay, bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude; and Derek Ertl, bachelor’s degree.
Local drivers nominated for national award
Duane Botzek and Connie Miller, who are a driver team for Brenny Specialized Inc. of St. Cloud, were among the drivers nominated for the annual driver of the year, sponsored by the National Association of Small Trucking Cos., which represents more than 13,000 trucking companies in the United States and Canada that employ more than 125,000 drivers collectively.
“As nominees for the award, Botzek and Miller join a very elite group that represent the very best of our 125,000 drivers,” according to Buster Anderson, executive vice president of NASTC.
“Brenny Specialized Inc. is very proud of their drivers and should be very proud of themselves as well,” Anderson added. “It says a lot about a company when they can attract and keep employees of this caliber.”
Botzek and Miller have driven for Brenny Specialized Inc. for more than 11 years, and have been professional drivers for more than 15 years and have driven more than three million accident-free miles.