Riley Donnelly of Elk Point and Karli Verhulst of Reva were named recipients of the Joe and Elaine Floyd Scholarship at Black Hills State University. Donnelly and Verhulst will each receive a $17,000 scholarship when they attend BHSU this fall.
Former Yellow Jacket basketball player John Heck, part owner of the Stadium Sports Grill in Spearfish, established a scholarship at Black Hills State University. The John Heck Athletic Scholarship will be awarded for the first time this fall to a member of the BHSU Men’s Basketball Team.
When Black Hills State University senior KeAnna Ward of Belle Fourche begins her first teaching job at Martin Elementary School this fall, it will be a homecoming. KeAnna will teach in the same fourth grade classroom where her student teaching experience was cut short this spring due to COVID-19.
Black Hills State University senior Katie Nielson of Pierre has never been more sure of her calling to be a physician. The biology and chemistry major will attend the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota after graduating from BHSU this week.
Black Hills State University summer camps and conferences, including academic camps, sports camps and other gatherings, are cancelled through June due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BHSU will continue to monitor and evaluate the potential for alternative camp dates in July.