Farmington Elks Lodge 1765 recently announced that Dakotah Mandina has been selected Bismarck High School's "Student of the Month" for February.
The son of Joseph and Rebekah Mandina, his name has appeared on the honor roll numerous times and he is a member of the National Honor Society.
Mandina is also a member of the East Central All-District Band, MAAA Honors Band and Bismarck High School Band, where he served as secretary during his junior year. He is in choir, jazz band and the MAC Community Band, as well.
Mandina plans to major in music performance, along with minoring in mathematics at Truman State University in Kirksville. He will receive $100 and compete for the lodge's "Elks Student of the Year," to be awarded in May.