S.D. Farmers Union 2018 Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship Winners Announced

May 29, 2018

HURON, S.D. - The South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation, in cooperation with Farmers Union Insurance Agency, announces the Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow scholarship recipients. Each of the scholarship recipients will receive $1,000 to put toward their post secondary education at a South Dakota college, university or technical school. Over the past 11 years, the Foundation has awarded more than $275,000 in scholarships to students attending South Dakota post-secondary schools. The recipients were chosen from among a large pool of applicants. They were scored based on a combination of academic record, activities and awards, financial need and an essay relating to how they will "Insure a Brighter Tomorrow" in South Dakota. Farmers Union Insurance agents throughout the state fund this scholarship program administered by the Farmers Union Foundation. "Our insurance agents are committed to building a brighter future in South Dakota," says Jason Wells, Regional Manager of Farmers Union Insurance Agency. "This is a remarkable group and they make me excited about the future of our great state. We're choosing to invest in these outstanding individuals to help them pursue their goals and aspirations." 

 

Scholarship recipients include the following: (Click on youth's name to link to a high resolution photo)

Jenifer Fjelstad, graduate of Groton Area High School and daughter of Clint & Tara Fjelstad;

 Matthew Sperry, graduate of Aberdeen Roncalli and son of Scott & Kathy Sperry;

 Sage Pulse, graduate of Kimball High School and daughter of Lee & Nicole Pulse;

 Anne Knoff, graduate of Yankton High School and daughter of David & Jozette Knoff;

 Trew DeJong, graduate of Philip High School and son of Travis & Pamela DeJong;

 Riley Calhoon, graduate of Winner High School and son of John & Jodi Calhoon;

 Ellie Holmes, graduate of Brandon Valley High School and d,aughter of Mike & Val Holmes;

 Taylor Gall, graduate of Scotland High School and daughter of Fred & Tricia Gall;

 Savannah Krogman, graduate ofJones County High School and daughter of Neil Krogman & Kathy Krogman;

 Kaylee Hart, graduate of Mitchell High School and daughter of Troy & Andrea Hart;

 Katie McManus, graduate of Lyman High School and daughter of Don & Melinda McManus;

 Eric Olson, graduate of Watertown High School and son of Jim & Julie Olson;

 Brianna Mount, graduate of Webster Area High School and daughter of Randy & Stacy Mount;

 Erica Koster, graduate of Armour High School and daughter of Dean & Bonnie Koster;

 Saraya Bronson, graduate of Wilmot High School and daughter of Colin & Renae Bronson;

 Zachary Severson, graduate of Canton High School and son of Brad & LuAnn Severson;

 Dalton Howe, graduate of Redfield High School and son of Lance & Shirley Howe;

 Carter Larson, graduate of Vermillion High School and son of Eric Larson & Laurie Larson;

 Chastin Mohr, graduate of Parker High School and daughter of Scott & Jenia Mohr;

 Sadie Vander Wal, graduate of Northwestern High School and daughter of Jeff & Beth Vander Wal;

 Kylee Guindon, graduate of Plankinton High School and daughter of Rayne & Jen Guindon;

 Nathan Rook, graduate of Aberdeen Central High School and son of Kevin & Brenda Rook;

 Emily Oswald, graduate of Yankton High School and daughter of Jason & Sherri Oswald; and

 Kaylee Becker, graduate of TF Riggs High School and daughter of David & Denette Becker.


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