NDA Announces Scholarship Winner

December 6, 2010

The NDA is pleased to award Traci Noteboom of Rapid City, S.D. the Amusement and Music Operators Association (AMOA) – Notre Dame Management Development Program Scholarship for Class XV.


Noteboom was selected based on her accomplishments within the industry and her dedication to future service. She has served as the dart league coordinator for Rushmore Amusement in Rapid City, S.D. for 13 years. Noteboom played an instrumental role in starting the Black Hills Fall Classic Dart Tournament which is now in its 10th year. She has organized multiple local league shoot-off events while at Rushmore Amusement and has been an active volunteer at the South Dakota State Dart Tournament and Team Dart.

“I am looking forward to attending the AMOA Notre Dame Management Development Program, said Noteboom. “The opportunity to continue my education and further professional development is invaluable, and I would like to thank the NDA for granting me this scholarship.”

The AMOA-Notre Dame Management Development Program is modeled after the University of Notre Dame’s executive MBA program with courses designed specifically for those in the coin-op industry. Notre Dame faculty teaches courses in economics, communication, financial planning and business law among other relevant topics. Individuals learn first-hand successful business strategies directly related to the industry and upon completion will receive a Certified Business Executive certificate.

The AMOA-NDA scholarship opportunity is offered every two years and only available to NDA Charter Holders and their company representatives. The scholarship is a way to promote leadership and professionalism in the coin-op industry.

The scholarship is funded by the AMOA-NDA.