The recipient of the Peter E. Thomassen scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year is Thad Hazen, son of Doyle and LaDonna Hazen of rural Verdigre, NE. Thad was selected by the Board of Directors of North Central PPD to receive the scholarship. He will receive $500 per semester towards his academic tuition at Northeast Community College (NECC) in Norfolk, NE.