SOUTH DAKOTA FUTURE FAIR NEWS
501 E. St. Joseph Street • Rapid City, SD 57701- 3995
Phone: ( 605) 394- 6996 • Fax: ( 605) 394- 6177
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( October 14, 1997)
SOUTH DAKOTA FUTURE FAIR AWARDS $ 2,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO SOUTH DAKOTA STUDENTS
The South Dakota Future Fair Board of Directors recently awarded $ 2,000 in scholarships to five South Dakota students who are pursuing post secondary degrees in future technology at a South Dakota university or technical institute this fall. The scholarships were funded by proceeds from the 1996 South Dakota Future Fair. The scholarship selection criteria included a commitment by the recipients to attend a South Dakota university or technical institute.
Jessicca L. Kemp, a 1997 graduate of Spearfish High School, was awarded a $ 1,000 scholarship. A freshman at Black Hills State University this fall, Jessica plans to major in computer science and business finance. She is the daughter of Reva Kemp of Spearfish.
The winners of $ 250 scholarships with their hometown, university they are attending, and major are as follows: Angela Cameron, Avon, University of Sioux Falls, Mass Communications; Susan Dunn, White Lake, Dakota State University, Computer Information Systems/ Accounting; Randy Matz, Philip, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology ( SDSM& T), Computer Science and Computer Engineering; and Crystal Parsons, Spearfish, SDSM& T, Interdisciplinary Studies.
A commitment has been made by the Future Fair Board of Directors to offer scholarships from the proceeds of the1998 South Dakota Future Fair, which will be held January 16- 18, 1998, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City. Designed to help both children and adults learn about emerging technology, the three- day educational event will offer a wide range of speakers, programs and exhibits to stimulate new thinking about technology and the future.
Sponsors of the 1998 Future Fair are Black Hills Power & Light, Black Hills State University, KOTA Radio & TV, Norwest Bank South Dakota, Rapid City Journal, Rapid City Regional Hospital System of Care, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, and US WEST. To obtain additional information about the scholarship application procedures or the Education Day activities planned for the 1998 Future Fair, contact Joyce Comfort at ( 605) 394- 6996 or E- mail: future@ silver. sdsmt. edu.
Information also can be obtained through the web site at www. futurefair. com.
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