Spearfish resident Carol Lundberg recently had lunch with her 2018-2019 BHSU Scholarship recipients. Pictured left to right are Elizabeth Bauer, exercise science major from Sturgis; Lundberg; Wayne Gubka, biology major from Huron; and Molly Graesser, exercise science major from Gregory. Ranni Hopkins, biology major from Sturgis and Grace Baumgarten, chemistry major from Rapid City were unable to attend.
Each students who received the Carol Lundberg Scholarship will receive $2,000 for the fall semester. To qualify, students must be a junior or senior majoring in math or science with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and be a resident of South Dakota. Lundberg grew up in eastern South Dakota and moved to California after graduating high school. She spent almost 50 years in California and worked in the self-insured health care industry before moving to Spearfish. Lundberg has been an avid community volunteer and was honored to serve as the 2015 Swarm Days Parade Marshal.
These students are among the more than 1,000 students who benefited from scholarships offered by BHSU in 2017-18. Last year BHSU awarded more than $2 million in scholarships and is in the midst of a Capital Campaign
to increase scholarship funding.