The Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization is a 501(c)3 and an official preliminary to the Miss America Scholarship Pageant, the world’s leading provider of scholarships to young women.
The purpose and commitment of the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization is to recognize potential, reward achievement and promote women throughout North Dakota by providing opportunities to develop interviewing and communication skills, enhance performance capability, encourage a healthy lifestyle, promote community involvement through service, and build self-esteem and self-confidence through competition. In addition, provide scholarship dollars to encourage women in North Dakota to continue their education in preparation for their future.
At our state program in 2018, over $44,000 in scholarships were provided to 20 contestants
Miss North Dakota Board of Directors
Debbie Richter - President
Kathy Jones - Executive Director
B. Michael Quale - Miss North Dakota Pageant Producer
Stephanie Johnson - Miss North Dakota's Outstanding Teen Director
SuAnn Olson - Vice President
Marian Hamilton - Scholarship Chairperson
Cathy Kruse - Treasurer
Renee Rogness - Secretary
Mark Jensen - Eastern Field Director
Marilyn McGinley - Past President
Stephanie (Hamilton) Ahlfeldt