The children of Marjorie (Pickles) Briggs of Midland are carrying on the value their parents placed on higher education by establishing a scholarship at Black Hills State University. Haakon County students are eligible for the scholarship beginning this fall. Marjorie, who passed away in August at the age of 91, attended Black Hills State (formerly Black Hills Teacher’s College) in the early 1950s. She earned her teacher’s certification and taught in country schools near Robbs Flat and Midland.
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As we approach the New Year, here’s a look back at the Top 10 moments for Black Hills State University in 2018.
Black Hills State University honored Spearfish resident Carol Lundberg recently by naming the Anatomy & Physiology Lab on campus in her honor. Lundberg is a generous supporter of BHSU having established a scholarship fund for students with additional support in her estate plan for math and science scholarships.
Black Hills Energy will present a $10,000 check to Black Hills State University Friday, Oct. 19 to help fund technology for a School of Business Technology Classroom. The community is invited to the presentation and classroom tour to be held at 1:15 p.m. in Meier Hall room 205 on the BHSU campus in Spearfish.
A record number of people attended the Black Hills State University Scholarship Gala recently at the Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Center. More than 235 guests supported BHSU with scholarship funds of $75,000. This figure broke last year’s record of $44,000 raised.