Dakota Supply Group has awarded $1,000 scholarships to eight individuals who are furthering their education in the trade industries. This year’s recipients are Dillon McKinnon of La Crescent, Minnesota; Jacob Kadrie of Dilworth, Minnesota; Chad Davidson of Thief River Falls, Minnesota; Christian McGaffey of Brandon, Minnesota; Isaac Magnussen of Roseau, Minnesota; Steven Eberhardt of Aneta, North Dakota; Bryton Ciesynski of Gwinner, North Dakota; and Aaron Burckhard of Minot, North Dakota.
The DSG Education Connection Fund was created in 2009 to help young people who wish to become electricians, plumbers, utility workers, HVAC/R technicians or other tradespeople. By supporting the industries it serves, DSG helps to promote a successful future for all of its business partners. More information can be found online at www.findingmytrade.com.
“The imminent labor shortage in the trade industries is no longer imminent – it’s upon us,” says DSG President Tom Rosendahl. “We need to work together as an industry to help today’s youth become tomorrow’s tradespeople.”