Nicholas Effertz

Nicholas Effertz
  • University of North Dakota
  • Velva High School, Velva, ND

Nicholas is adamant about publicizing the importance of mental health to youth. Nicholas has delivered speeches to multiple groups of middle school students, and he is a peer mentor in Sources of Strength—a group of students selected by the school administrators to promote positive student behavior. Nicholas is also a member of the Student Council, a youth camp counselor, baseball umpire, and he works on a farm administering cattle vaccinations and harvesting crops. Nicholas is also a five-year member of the baseball team, and he participates in travel baseball.


Scholoarships Awarded: 2018 Andeavor Youth Leadership Awards