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DSG’s Education Connection Fund Awards Over $20,000 in Scholarships

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July 06, 2021
Plymouth, MN – Dakota Supply Group (DSG) has awarded $20,021 scholarships to 16 individuals who are furthering their education in the trade industries. This year’s recipients each received a $1,200 scholarship, and Hannah Fick from Hills, MN, was awarded a $2,021 scholarship. The full list of scholarship recipients is:
 
Trevor Becker – Parker, SD
Austin Beitlich – Stoddard, WI
Joey Bennett – St. Michael, MN
Myles Clements – Phillip, SD
Jacob Deling – Walker, MN
Isaac Ebnet – Graceville, MN
Hannah Fick – Hills, MN
Garrett Hansen – Glenburn, ND
Katie Koehler – Fargo, ND
William Korbein – New Lisbon, WI
Chance Larson – Pollock, SD
Derrick Marasko – Wahpeton, ND
Alec Meland – Bemidji, MN
Benjamin Pommer – Mitchell, SD
Maverick Roller – Port Washington, WI
Daniel Tafoya – Pierre, SD 

The DSG Education Connection Fund was created in 2008 to help young people pursuing an education in the skilled trade professions, including electrical, plumbing, utility, HVAC, and refrigeration. By supporting the industries it serves, DSG helps promote a successful future for all its business partners. More information can be found online at www.findingmytrade.com.
 
“The pandemic rocked labor markets in a way never seen before, but there is no shortage of work available in the trade industries,” says DSG CEO Paul Kennedy. “If you’re good at what you do, real opportunities are waiting for skilled tradespeople. You don’t need to go into debt to get a decent job.”
 
DSG is one of the Midwest’s leading distributors of innovative products and services for the following industries: electrical; plumbing; HVAC/R; utility; communications; automation; waterworks; and on-site sewer, water, and well. DSG is a 100% employee-owned company with nearly 700 employee-owners in 36 locations across five states.