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PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week ending Aug. 8

Dakota College at Bottineau has new athletic trainer

BOTTINEAU, N.D. -- DCB welcomes Carolyn Rygg, Athletic Trainer to campus. Carolyn grew up in St. Thomas, ND before her family moved to Mayville, N.D. where she graduated from May-Port CG High School. Carolyn is a certified and licensed athletic trainer. She is an employee of Trinity Health of Minot.

Carolyn earned her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in 2018 from the University of Mary. She then worked as a graduate assistant at the University of Mary for the academic year of 2018-2019. While at University of Mary she worked with the men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track team along with the men’s soccer team. Carolyn is currently working toward her Master of Education in Physical Education and Athletic Administration with a projected graduation date of April 2020.

Carolyn will work with all seven Lumberjack teams. She will also be the educator of HPER 207 that is available in the spring semester at Dakota College at Bottineau.

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Sydney Mook

Sydney Mook has been covering higher education at the Grand Forks Herald since May 2018. She previously served as the multimedia editor and cops, courts and health reporter at the Dickinson Press from January 2016 to May 2018.  She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science in three and half years in December 2015. While at the USD, she worked for the campus newspaper, The Volante, as well as the television news show, Coyote News. She also interned at South Dakota Public Broadcasting and spent the summer before her senior year interning in Fort Knox for the ROTC Cadet Summer Training program. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys cheering on the New York Yankees and the Kentucky Wildcats, as well as playing golf. If you've got an idea for a video be sure to give her a call!

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