NDSCS is honoring Smith Motors as the 2021 Friend of the College, for their continued support and dedication to the Alumni Foundation.

Smith Motors and the Sirek family have been serving the community for more than 60 years. Stan Sirek took ownership of the company in 1975; Joel joined the business in 1986, followed by Jason in 1997. In 2017 the third generation started with Parker joining the family business. Smith Motors prides themselves on a tradition of excellence in customer service and satisfaction. They currently have 35 full time employees and five part-time employees (including two NDSCS students).

Their dedication to creating a strong community is evident through their nearly 20-year history of supporting NDSCS. Joel served on the Alumni Foundation Board for 12 years and currently serves on the Automotive Technology Advisory Board. Jason currently serves on the NDSCS Catbackers board of directors. Smith Motors also generously supports the college financially. They are a Foundation sponsor, a Catbacker sponsor, donate annually to the DREAMS Auction, and provide a vehicle for the annual NDSCS Catbacker Car Raffle every third year. Joel and Jason also enjoy hosting tailgating events for fall and winter sports and can often be found in the stands of NDSCS sporting events