H. Conway, the John von Neumann professor of mathematics at
Princeton University, will deliver the inaugural address for
MathPath Monday, July 1 at 10:30 a.m. in Jonas 305.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend this presentation.
is offering a month-long camp on the BHSU campus this summer.
MathPath describes Conway as
of the creative thinkers of our time and his work spans the
gamut of mathematical disciplines including knot theory,
many-dimensional geometry, transfinite numbers, and surreal numbers. Conway is a master of mathematics communication with
mathematical audiences at all levels."
more information contact Holly Downing at 6420.
Yellow Jacket Foundation at Black Hills State will have an
additional $16,800 in its scholarship fund, a new all-time high,
thanks to the 12th annual Gold Dust Yellow Jacket Golf Classic and
Sports and Leisure Auction.
annual fundraiser, which is open to the public, featured an 18-hole
Texas best-shot golf tournament and a sports and leisure auction.
Both events are designed to raise money to support Yellow Jacket
Meeker, institutional advancement director at BHSU and coordinator
of the fundraiser, said, "This year’s event was a big success
considering we are comparing funds raised against last year’s
event that included an all-school reunion. We were able to keep
expenses down this year that helped us push over the top. We also
want to thank the Gold Dust for their continued support; without
them it would be difficult to set the fund-raising records we do.”
year there was a tie for team honors with both foursomes shooting 10
under par 61. Members of the tournament's winning foursomes were Ron
Junek, Jim Rarick, Ryan Junek and Tom Odom and Mark Brockley, Gord
Meeker, Ron Meeker and Steve Meeker. Each received $50 in auction
money, a BHSU t-shirt and a $25 gift certificate at the Spearfish
Canyon Pro Shop. Financial Benefits/Harvey Krautschun, the Yellow
Jacket Foundation and the BH Alumni Association donated prizes.
The winning men’s foursome in this
year’s Gold Dust Yellow Jacket Golf Classic resulted in a tie with
scores of 10 under par 61. Team members of the first foursome
left, Ron Meeker, Steve Meeker, Mark Brockley, and Gordon Meeker.
The second winning foursome (right) was, left, Tom Odom, Ryan Junek, Jim
Rarick, and Ron Junek.
mixed gender team of Scott Graslie, Doug Graslie, Craig Cooper and
Mary Cooper, shot a 63. Team members received $50 in auction money,
a BHSU t-shirt and a $25 gift certificate at the Spearfish Canyon
Pro Shop. Gift sponsors were Wolff's Plumbing and Heating in
Spearfish, the Yellow Jacket Foundation and the BH Alumni
were no teams entered in the women’s team competition this year.
winning senior’s team of Bill Jordan, Bill Jones, Bill Hughes, and
Doug Stanford shot a 66 to take top honors. Each received $50 in
auction money, a BHSU t-shirt and a $25 gift certificate at the
Spearfish Canyon Pro Shop. Gift sponsors were Wolff's Plumbing and
Heating in Spearfish, the Yellow Jacket Foundation and the BH Alumni
but not least were the golfers at the other end of the winner's
column. This year’s team shot a 82 and consisted of golfers Tom
Flickema, Cliff Papik, Clifton Feist and Bob Singer. They received
BHSU caps from the university bookstore.
putting champion was Mary Cooper. She received a putter. Dr. Scott
Graslie, donated the prize. Men’s putting champion was Jhett
Albers. He received a putter donated by Dr. Scott Graslie. The
runner-up was Dick Dubois. He received $50 in auction money donated
by Wells Fargo Bank. Third place was Lee Voyles. He received $50 in
auction money donated by Wells Fargo Bank.
The prize for the longest distance traveled to
attend the golf tournament and auction was given to Tim Penton who
lives in Venezuela. He received a BHSU jacket from Perkin’s Family
Restaurant in Spearfish.
hole prizes were awarded in 18 categories. Hole,
contest event, winner, prize and sponsors were were: