Dr. Thomas Flickema, president of Black Hills State University, presents Megan Wyett with the Spirit of BH award to honor her leadership in a number of student organizations and her participation in volunteer activities throughout the community.
Dr. Thomas Flickema, president of Black Hills State University, presents Megan Wyett with the Spirit of BH award to honor her leadership in a number of student organizations and her participation in volunteer activities throughout the community.

Megan Wyett, a senior education student from Casper, Wyo., was recently presented with the prestigious Spirit of BH award for her volunteerism and leadership at Black Hills State University. She has been described as a student who is creative, motivated, networks well with faculty, staff and students and has the tenacity to see things through completion. Wyett also successfully manages academics, volunteerism and extra-curricular activities.

Wyett has been actively involved in a variety of student organizations since she first came to campus as a freshman in the fall of 2001. She is currently president of the Student Senate, a past president and member of the BHSU Student Ambassadors, and is vice-president of the University Programming Team. Last fall, Wyett organized a campus and community “Make a Difference Day” with the assistance of the AmeriCorps* VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) office. More than 100 students volunteered for a variety of different projects in the community of Spearfish in conjunction with the national “Make a Difference Day” observation.

She has co-chaired and chaired the annual Swarm Days Homecoming Week committee, was elected vice president of awards for the BHSU Reading Council, is currently serving as the president of Chi Theta Xi Sorority and is a member of the search and screen committee for retention. Shehas also volunteered as a New Student Days group leader and as a student athletic trainer.

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