Campaign co-chair, alumnus, and Spearfish businessman Harvey Krautschun, Class of '72 and his wife Joy Proctor-Krautschun, Class of '73, have announced they are donating one million dollars to Black Hills State University.
The John T. Vucurevich Foundation recently donated an additional $72,500 for the scholarship program at Black Hills State University.
Black Hills State University is hosting the 19th Annual Gold Dust Yellow Jacket Golf Tournament Saturday, June 27 at the Spearfish Canyon Country Club in Spearfish. Proceeds from the golf tournament will be used for scholarships for student-athletes at Black Hills State University.
A scholarship in memory of Catherine (Schmaltz) Jacobsen, a former nurse at Queen City Regional Medical Center in Spearfish, has been established at Black Hills State University.
Black Hills State University recently received a $120,000 pledge for scholarships from Joe and Elaine Floyd from Sioux Falls.
Black Hills State University recently received a donation of $125,000 from Black Hills Corporation.
Bruce Byrum, president of First Western Bank in Spearfish, presents a $10,000 check to Dr. Kay Schallenkamp, president of Black Hills State University; and Steve Meeker, vice president for University Advancement. The donation is the third installment towards a $50,000 pledge to establish the First Western Bank Scholarship Endowment.
Black Hills State University student, Kimberly Ulmen, received the Williams and Ree Scholarship this year. Ulmen, junior composite instrumental music major from Kadoka, was awarded $1250. The scholarship is funded by an endowment from BHSU alumni Bruce Williams & Terry Ree.
Paul Sather, BHSU men’s basketball coach, (left) and Mark Nore, BHSU women’s basketball coach, (right) present a check to George Larson, American Cancer Society representative (center), following their participation in the national Coaches vs. Cancer at a Yellow Jackets home game last season.
The Black Hills State University photography program recently received cash donations of $18,000 as well as additional equipment donations with a value of $9,000.
Joseph Kissack, junior Black Hills State University music major from Moorcroft, Wyo., received a $600 scholarship from Lori Miller, co-owner of High Plains Booking.
The Center for American Indian Studies (CAIS) at Black Hills State University is sponsoring the second annual American Indian College Scholarship Gala Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Belle Luce Ballroom above Roma’s Ristorante in Spearfish. The reception will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.
First Western Bank in Spearfish recently donated $2,000 to the Black Hills State University Rodeo Club to supplement the Rodeo Club coach’s salary.
Black Hills State received a gift of $3,000 in memory of former Spearfish resident and track and field standout, Mark Larscheid.
The family, led by Mark’s widow Mary Larscheid-Christensen, has organized the Annual Mark Larscheid Memorial Golf Tournament for the last eight years in an effort to celebrate Mark’s life and preserve his memory. The proceeds went to benefit the Black Hills State track and field program in the form of the Mark Larscheid Memorial Track and Field Scholarship.
Nancy Wietgrefe, director for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Black Hills State University (left) accepts a donation from Linda Foltz, Pioneer Bank and Trust, from the F.L. Clarkson Family Foundation. RSVP volunteers provide many services to nonprofit organizations including the hospital, local schools, the senior center, and area churches.
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Wednesday, June 29, 2016