Mandan News

Rittenbach receives Larson Award

(l-r Shiyel Rittenbach receives her plaque and scholarship award from Mandan Public Schools Foundation for Education board member Lee Fleischer. Submitted photo


The Mandan Public Schools Foundation for Education has awarded the Arnold E. Larson Scholarship to Shiyel Rittenbach. She was awarded a plaque and a $250 scholarship, which is given annually to an outstanding instrumental student at Mandan High School.

Rittenbach is attending North Dakota State University this fall and is a member of the Gold Star marching Band for the Bison, and is also in a saxophone quartet.

Rittenbach is the daughter of Paul and Phyliss Rittenbach, of Mandan.

Arnold E. Larson was the MHS band director from 1946 to 1965. He was the originator of the Mandan Marching Braves.