Students receive FFA scholarships 

The South Dakota Future Farmers of America (FFA) Foundation has announced the recipients of three $100 scholarships for students placing first in each of the three SD Regional Range Evaluation Competitions this fall in Wessington Springs, Wall and Roslyn. The recipients are Aaron Linke, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket FFA; Mark Stangle, Philip FFA; and Levi Johnson, Webster FFA. The scholarships are designed to encourage and reward students' accomplishments in the field of range management.

Amphitheater dedicated in honor of Schallenkamps

Black Hills State University will dedicate the new amphitheater on campus in honor of Kay Schallenkamp, retired president of BHSU, and Ken Schallenkamp, retired BHSU professor of business law. The Schallenkamp Amphitheater Dedication will take place Monday at 1:30 p.m.and is open to the public. The amphitheater is located between Meier Hall and the Peaks Residence Hall Complex on Yellow Jacket Lane in Spearfish. Following the dedication, the public is invited to the reception in the Joy Center.

'Movement, Muscle, Measure' exhibit at Mines 

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is hosting a new art exhibit entitled "Movement, Muscle, Measure" by Michael B. Baum at the Apex Gallery on campus. The exhibit includes up to 40 drawings from four different series, exploring the intersection of kinesiology, drawing and technology. Baum serves as an assistant professor of art at Black Hills State University and the curator of Ruddell Gallery. Baum has also been the recipient of a career development grant through the South Dakota Arts Council for a series of drawings entitled "Heart to Heart." The exhibit will run through Oct. 28.

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Rapid City students get SDSU scholarships 

South Dakota State University announced the following students as scholarship recipients for the current academic year: Bradley Drake, Tessa Loberg, Kiley Medler, Christine Muilenburg and Charles Pugsley. All five of the students are from Rapid City.

Freshman Impact program turns 10

The Freshman Impact program will hold an event to mark its 10th anniversary, with the general public invited to the first fundraising Prime Rib Dinner/Auction at Crazy Horse Memorial on Oct. 29. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley will be the speaker. The auction preview begins at 5 p.m. with a buffet dinner at 5:30 p.m. Meal tickets are on sale at, or send checks and donations at 22732 Rando Court, Box Elder, SD 57719. Cash, check or credit card accepted at auction. Free admission to Crazy Horse Memorial included. Freshman Impact is a one-day event coordinated among local agencies, state and federal law enforcement, fire, rescue and other first-responders that educates teenagers on the devastating effects of poor choices. The program's goal is to immerse freshmen in pre-planned crisis situations and equip them with the tools to make healthier decisions.

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