125th_anniversary_gun-web.jpgShannon Bergstrom, Portland, N.D., is the winner of the Mayville State University Comet Athletic Club raffle of a 125th anniversary commemorative shotgun. The one-of-a-kind firearm, a Franchi Instinct 20 gauge O/U shotgun, features an engraving of Mayville State’s Old Main on the stock and the Comet Athletic Club logo and the Mayville State seal on other areas of the gun.

The raffle drawing was held during the MSU Foundation Poinsettia Ball festivities at Mayville State Saturday, Dec. 14. Proceeds of the raffle will benefit the Comet Athletic Club scholarship fund, which provides funding for Mayville State University athletes.  

Mayville State has kicked off a year of activities in celebration of its 125th anniversary, which is officially November 2, 2014. Throughout the next several months, there will be a number of activities held to commemorate the occasion, including three days of Alumni Day festivities, to be held in conjunction with Mayville-Portland’s Summerfest, June 20, 21, and 22, 2014.

Photo Caption: Comet Athletic Club board president Harlan Johnson (right) presents the Comet Athletic Club 125th anniversary commemorative shotgun to Shannon Bergstrom (left).