Students attend Minnesota Syttede mai celebration

To honor Norwegian constitution day, a delegation from Luther College attended the Minnesota celebration of Syttende mai at the Minnesota Valley Country Club on May 17 2017. The evening featured former U.S. Amabssador to Norway, Sam Heins, as the keynote speaker for the evening. About 350 people attended the banquet.

Four current Nordic Studies students attended the banquet along with Luther alumnus Odell Bjerkness ’56, and assistant professor of Nordic Studies Maren Johnson.

Nordic Studies majors attend the Syttende mai banquet in Minneapolis. Left to right: Lianna Stewart ‘17, Marissa Carius ‘18, Hannah Tulgren ‘18 and Annika Vande Krol ‘19