NEWSBRIEF: Area students awarded scholarships from Flint Hills Resources

Flint Hills Resources awarded Discovery Scholarships to 26 college-bound students from 13 high schools in Dakota and Washington counties at a celebration banquet on June 5. Since 1991, Flint Hills’ Discovery Scholarships have helped advance the academic careers of more than 500 Minnesota students by awarding nearly $1 million in total scholarships. These annual scholarships are given to college-bound students pursuing careers in math, science, technology, engineering and agriculture.

“Every year, we are amazed by the exceptional students in our community and the impact these students have already made at such a young age,” said Geoff Glasrud, vice president and manufacturing manager at Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery. “We are proud to play a role in supporting them as they explore STEM fields in college and beyond, and we wish them the very best as they begin their college careers.”

Each student received a $2,500 scholarship for their college education in recognition of their strong academic performance and contributions to the community.

Flint Hills Resources’ 2019 Discovery Scholarship recipients include:

• Simley High School: Thomas Arends and Emilee Suchy

• Henry Sibley High School: Aiden Jacobs and Blake Krisko

• South St. Paul High School: Patricia Pliego-Torres and Rory Westerman

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