Scholarship winners named

From left: Kiah Halvorson, Josh Barker (Garth Barker’s son), Okeyemi (Toby) Onireti.
From left: Kiah Halvorson, Josh Barker (Garth Barker’s son), Okeyemi (Toby) Onireti.

ALBERT LEA, Minn. — The 2016 Garth Barker Memorial Scholarship is announcing its recipients.

Kiah Halvorson, a student at Winona State University, received the scholarship in 2015 as well and is pursuing a degree in social work and alcohol and drug studies.

Okeyemi (Toby) Onireti is also studying to earn a degree in alcohol and drug studies at Riverland Community College.

The scholarship fund was created in memory of Garth Barker, the director of Fountain Centers from 1990 until his death in 2007.

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