Black Hills State University students are transforming lives and making headlines with their achievements.
Keely Krolikowski, freshman chemistry major from Martin, was awarded with the highly competitive Davis-Bahcall Scholarship. The Davis-Bahcall Scholarship is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for South Dakota students interested in science. Recipients study at the Sanford Lab at Homestake in Lead, the Gran Sasso National Underground Laboratory in Italy, and Princeton University in New Jersey. Ten students were chosen to receive the scholarship that covers tuition, room and board, and travel for the summer-study program.
Polly Hall, senior pre-medicine major from Sheridan, Wyo., won first place in the poster competition at the South Dakota Academy of Science.
Jay Jacobs, senior biology major from Deadwood, was awarded second place in the poster competition at the South Dakota Academy of Science.
Tyler Raad, junior speech communications major from Spearfish, won first place in the collegiate male division at the South Dakota competition for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) that was held recently in Brookings.
Ashton VandenHoek, senior vocal music major from Jamestown, Mich., won second place in the collegiate female division at the South Dakota competition for the NATS. VandenHoek also won first place last fall in the South Dakota Music Teachers Association collegiate voice competition.