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Published September 06, 2012, 05:56 PM

Young man is awarded a college scholarship in drug court

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- He's the epitome of taking a bad situation and turning it into something positive.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- He's the epitome of taking a bad situation and turning it into something positive.

Tate Rivera received the highest honor for youngsters taking part in drug court. He's the first person from Fargo to get the North Dakota award.

Rivera now gets a scholarship, he'll use to go to Minnesota State Community College in Moorhead.

Officials say Rivera showed an extraordinary commitment to graduate from the program, especially a commitment to volunteering and earning an education.

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