posted on February 28, 2008 15:18
Dr. Kay Schallenkamp (far right), Black Hills State University president, accepts a donation from Mary Ellen Lantis at the annual Cowboys and Candlelight dinner held recently at the Spearfish Holiday Inn. The Lantis family donated $11,000 to establish the Lantis Endowment Fund. Ten thousand dollars has been endowed with the additional $1,000 to be awarded in the spring of 2008 and the fall of 2008. The endowed fund will be used to support the BHSU rodeo team at BHSU with travel reimbursements and student scholarships. Pictured from left to right are: back row, Jim Thompson, event emcee; Steve Meeker, vice president of University Advancement at BHSU; front row, Lantis family members - Leah Rinard, Wendy Soulek, and Mary Ellen Lantis, not pictured is Cammy Lantis; and Dr. Kay Schallenkamp.