The Minnesota Pork Board recently awarded thousand-dollar scholarships to 7 individuals pursuing careers in the pork industry, and 2 of them are from the KNUJ area. Brent Meshke of Lake Crystal, the son of Blake and Sheryl Meshke is a student at South Dakota State – Brookings. He is majoring in Agricultural Education. Mary Faber of Sherburn, the daughter of David and Dana Faber also attends school at the Brokings campus, where she is majoring in Agribusiness. The other scholarship recipients are from Morris, Apple Valley, Howard Lake, Pipestone, and Stewartville.