TEAM MAKERS MAKE AN IMPACT

TEAM MAKERS MAKE AN IMPACT

Vinnie Shahid (Team Makers scholarship recipient)
Photography by Ann Arbor Miller

As a men’s basketball player, Vinnie Shahid benefits from Team Makers, an annual fundraising arm for the university’s Division I programs. He was always drawn to NDSU because his family lives nearby, but he didn’t think he could attend until he received a scholarship. Now he’s closer to home and has more time to take advantage of everything NDSU offers its athletes. Whether it’s the high-tech Sanford Health Athletic Complex with top-of-the-line weight rooms, trainers, and nutrition experts, or the tutors and advisors who are available anytime for academic needs, Vinnie says he feels incredibly lucky and excited about his future:

“It’s such a blessing being able to play here and be a part of this community. Being an athlete in Fargo is amazing — with the kind of support we get from our alumni and the community, it’s crazy to think about the possibilities in front of us.”

Vinnie Shahid, Team Makers scholarship recipient