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Cardinals’ Stang has scholarship named in his honor by NorsKids Foundation

by Carissa Andrews

July 1, 2019

Campus Connection News

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota sophomore Tommy Stang (Mendota Heights, Minn.) had a break-out year for the Cardinal men’s hockey team in 2018-19 — highlighted by a spot on the All-Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference First-Team. But Stang’s impact has proven to go far beyond his uncanny playmaking abilities on the ice — just ask the Thief River Falls NorsKids Foundation.

The non-profit NorsKids Foundation — in conjunction with the Thief River Falls Noskie Junior A hockey team — announced the creation of the $1,500 NorsKids Foundation/Tommy Stang Community Service Scholarship, and, on March 16, named Noskie Alec Daman its first recipient. Stang, who played for the TRF Norskie squad during its inaugural season in 2016-17, was instrumental in organizing and getting the TRF Norskie players involved in NorsKids Foundation events, including weekly Tuesday afternoon bowling with the adult Special Olympic athletes. Read the full story.