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Pioneer Bank and Trust and the F.L. Clarkson Family Foundation recently pledged an additional $50,000 to the Clarkson Family Scholarship Fund at Black Hills State University. With this gift the fund is approaching nearly $500,000. Scholarships are awarded annually to BHSU students from Buffalo, Belle Fourche, Sturgis, Spearfish, and Rapid City. Presenting the check to Steve Meeker (second from right), vice president of University Advancement at BHSU, is (left to right): Bailee Clarkson, Class of 2011; Jeb Clarkson, vice president and senior trust officer at Pioneer Bank and Trust; and Maureen Clarkson, Class of 1984.