John Senden (left), Wells Fargo Bank president in Spearfish, and John Boyce Voorhees, Wells Fargo Spearfish store manager, present a check to Steve Meeker (center) vice president of University Advancement at Black Hills State University. The donation will be used to provide scholarships to BHSU freshmen education and business majors.

Wells Fargo Bank in Spearfish recently donated $3,000 to the Black Hills State University Foundation.

According to John Senden, Wells Fargo Banking president in Spearfish, “Black Hills State University is an outstanding institution. It is committed to teaching its students valuable skills and core values such as community involvement, leadership, and service."
At Wells Fargo, we believe we’re only as successful as the communities we serve, so we’re committed to providing the resources that our communities and educational institutions need to grow and prosper,” Senden, says. 

The donation will provide scholarships to freshmen education and business majors at BHSU.

The donation will be used for two $1,000 business scholarships and one $1,000 education scholarship.

"This act of generosity is proof of the strong relationship between BHSU and the business community. I thank Wells Fargo for their support. These scholarship funds are so important as we continue to transform lives at BHSU," said Steve Meeker, vice president of University Advancement at BHSU.

For more information on donating to BHSU, contact Steve Meeker, vice president of University Advancement at BHSU at 642-6228 or SteveMeeker@BHSU.edu.