Emma Stone, an outdoor education major from Kadoka, was named the 2020-21 Make a Difference Scholarship recipient at Black Hills State University. She will receive a $3,500 tuition scholarship and funding to create digital environmental resources for K-12 students.
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.
Starting a job during the COVID-19 pandemic meant Katie Wolff, studio art major at Black Hills State University, needed to adapt quickly. Katie is the education coordinator at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City and was honored with the Spirit of BH award this spring at BHSU.
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.