Alum donates $20,000 to Northern in memory of Galbreath

 

Last updated 12/15/2021 at 10:11am

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Jess Galbreath competes in a rodeo. An anonymous donor gave a gift to Montana State University-Northern to start a scholarship in memory of Galbreath, who died in 1979.

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Representatives of Montana State University-Northern said they are pleased to share news of a recent gift from a Northern alum. The donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, has contributed $20,000 to Northern with the intent that $2,000 per year will go toward scholarships for students who are part of the university rodeo team.

The scholarship will be named the Jess Galbreath Memorial Scholarship. Jess Galbreath from Browning was killed in a car accident in 1979 at the age of 27 when a logging truck's logs came untied. Despite four decades, the donor remembers Jess and the t...



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