Game and Fish volunteers recognized

Volunteer instructors for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department were recently honored at the annual recognition event in Bismarck. Shannon Johnson, Fargo, was recognized as hunter education instructor of the year and Steve Goroski, Bismarck, was named archery education instructor of the year.

Those honored for 30 years of service included James Boley, Minot; Richard Brewster, Washburn; David Cox, Minot; Douglas Crosby, Williston and Richard Jorgenson, Devils Lake.

Among those recognized for 25 years of service were Mike Cruff, Minot and Gregory Odden, Rugby.

Honorees for 20 years of service included Mark Engen, Anamoose; Mark Entzi, Watford City and Curtis Miller, Tioga.

Those receiving fifteen-year service awards were presented to Judy Haglund, Garrison; Michael Melaas, Minot and Scott Thorson, Towner.

Ten-year active instructors recognized included Jason Heinz, Rolette; Andrew Majeres, Garrison; Cassie Felber, Towner; Kevin Harris, Watford City; Petrina Krenzel, Harvey; Mike Redmond, Ray and Joe Tuchscherer, Rugby.

The list of those recognized for five years of service included Damon Finley, Harvey; Jamie Germundson, Stanley; Beaufort Joe, Mandaree; Alan Klitzke, Powers Lake; Seth Larson, Max; Travis Leier, Velva; DJ Randolph, Velva; Darcy Aberle, Williston; Brian Johnson, Sawyer; Melanie Nelson, Harvey; Kori Schantz, Underwood; Kristofer Schmidt, Washburn; Daniel Sem, Minot and Andrew Zickur, Glenburn.