Shannon Straight

Mr. Straight is the owner-operator of Straight Concessions LLC, a locally owned business with a 50-year history at the North Dakota State Fair and other seasonal events around the region. A 2000 U.N.D. graduate with degrees in English and International Studies, Shannon spent more than a decade away from Minot living in Alaska and Vermont working in education and as a volunteer in the Americorps VISTA program. He returned to Minot in 2011 to help his family rebuild following the flood.