Cloquet resident earns scholarship for law enforcement studies
Twin Ports African-American Men’s Group vice president Archie Davis and president Cal Harris presented the 2013-14 Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship to David Jones. Jones, a Cloquet resident, is a sophomore at the college and is on track to graduate this spring from the law enforcement degree and skills programs. He plans to transfer to UMD to pursue a bachelor’s degree in criminology and be a member of the UMD Bulldogs football team. The scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in a postsecondary education program that is approved by the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training Board. Selection criteria included postsecondary academic record, success in a law enforcement degree program, community involvement, professional promise, and recommendations from college instructors, counselors, advisers, community leaders and employers. Jones is the second Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College student to receive the scholarship.