Hayden Christenson, son of James and Carrie Christenson, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, received the Presidential Honor Award in the amount of $10,000, the Scott Lindsey Lamont Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 and the North Dakota State University Fargo Eagles Scholarship in the amount of $500. The scholarships recognize students who scored 29 to 31 on the ACT and high academic achievement. 

Christenson will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major in engineering. In high school, he was active in National Honor Society, student council, football, basketball, baseball, band, Knowledge Bowl and Math Team. He also volunteered with Special Olympics, Red Cross blood drive and Read Across America.