YouTube Stars “CboysTV Partner with NDSCS to Create “Life Wide Open Scholarships”

CboysTV group holding giant check for NDSCS scholarship

NDSCS is excited to announce the creation of new “Life Wide Open Scholarships” thanks to a generous donation made by internet sensations, CboysTV, who rank among the highest tier of social media influencers.

The group was at the Wahpeton campus on Friday, May 3rd creating content to promote NDSCS and their new scholarships. That shoot included a large “meet & greet” event and several different shot locations throughout the campus were used.

The day turned into a true community event due to the CboysTV huge local and national following.

“We can’t think of a better way to give back. Investing in our passions and helping students find their own - starting Life Wide Open scholarships was a no brainer for us.” – says Ben Roth from CboysTV.

Their videos will launch today, Thursday, May 16 with full details about the new scholarships.

Kim Nelson, Executive Director of the Alumni Foundation commented, “We are thrilled and excited to partner with local talent who supports students going into career and technical programs. The CboysTV love for life is a reflection on what NDSCS stands for….learn by doing! We appreciate their generosity in starting this Endowment and the difference it will make to students for generations to come.”

More About CboysTV
CboysTV is a sports and comedy collective, based in Minnesota, that gained widespread recognition with their powerhouse of content revolving around cars, daring stunts, and entertaining challenges. With an engaging mix of entertainment and thrill-seeking adventure videos, the collective captures the attention of over 8 million followers online across YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Snapchat, showcasing a diverse range of land and water vehicles, appealing to automotive and outdoor enthusiasts.

The six charismatic personalities behind CboysTV include Ben Roth (25), Ryan Iwerks (27), CJ Lotzer (28), Micah Sandman (28), Ken Matthees (28) and Evan Sheff (30), who have built a strong community by showcasing their camaraderie and dynamic banter while engaging in a wide range of out-of-the-box activities. The young entrepreneurs turned their internet fame into a successful business, expanding their portfolio with a successful e-commerce site, offering a wide range of products, and podcast Life Wide Open.

Coining the slogan, “Live Life Wide Open,” the CboysTV reminds viewers and themselves to make the most of every day and every opportunity they have. Their collaborative spirit and willingness to push boundaries have resonated with a wide audience, contributing to their growing following and influence in the digital space.

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More About “Life Wide Open Scholarships”
The “Life Wide Open Scholarships” will be available for future NDSCS students starting on Thursday, May 16. The scholarships will be created two ways for the 2024-2025 application process.

An endowment has been donated that will create one “Life Wide Open Scholarship” to be given away annually.

Through matching funds from the NDSCS Alumni Foundation, three additional $5000 scholarships will be awarded in the fall of 2024. Those scholarships will be awarded to first-year students who apply and are accepted to receive this amount in one of the following programs:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology
  • Powersports Technology

These programs were chosen based on the passion for those technologies portrayed often through the CboysTV online content.

Learn More About the Life Wide Open Scholarships Here: