The Informational and Instructional Services team won the overall prize during the first annual President’s Challenge that was held as part of the Welcome Week festivities at Black Hills State University. Team members included: Shawna Walsh, Anne Stevens, Garrett Stevens, Brian Ewald, and Tracey Steinbach.

As part of Faculty Welcome Week at Black Hills State University, the first annual President’s Challenge was recently held on the BHSU campus.

Team building events included the ropes course, loco-motor activities, and a short round of disc golf. The day concluded with the faculty and staff picnic held that evening at Ida Henton Park.

Awards for the challenge went to:

Overall champions - Informational and Instructional Services team: Shawna Walsh, Anne Stevens, Garrett Stevens, Brian Ewald, and Tracey Steinbach

Furthest From First - MCIR team: Kristen Kilmer, Ven Thompson, LaNaya Elliott, Michelle Tracy, and Roxanne McLaughlin

Disc Golf - Student Life team: Chad Kruckenburg, Joe Valades, Peggy Madrid, Shawnda Carmichael, and Susan Hupp

Ropes Course - CCBR team: Forest Cain, Jake Miller, Jennifer Thompson, Shane Ziegenbein, and Garth Spellman

Loco-Motor Activities - Institutional Advancement team: Steve Meeker, Tom Wheaton, John Kietzmann, Shauna Junek, Jeannie Salazar

BHSU Spirit Award - College of Business & Technology team: Priscilla Romkema, Annette Ryerson, Christian Nsiah, Ron DeBeaumont, and Don Altmyer

Most Positive Reinforcers Award - College of Education team: Micheline Hickenbotham, Faye LaDuke-Pelster, Melanie Hurley, Joanna Jones, and Jami Stone

Good Sport Award - Ron DeBeaumont for accepting the Janet Jackson certificate with good humor