Jesperson honored at MSU
November 30, 2018
Ekalaka native Robert Jesperson was recently honored during this year's homecoming at Montana State University by receiving the Alumni Achievement Award. In addition to the award, Jesperson was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni at MSU.
Jesperson graduated from Carter County High School in 1966 and worked in the oilfield near Belgrade, Baker, Bowman, North Dakota and other locations to pay his way through college. He graduated from MSU with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1971. A chance encounter while on a fishing trip in Colorado where he admittedly "got caug...