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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( May 3, 1999)
LOCAL STUDENTS HONORED AT LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION RECEPTION
At the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology ( SDSM& T) First Annual Leadership Recognition Reception held April 25, 1999, 28 students from Rapid City were recognized for their student leadership on the Tech campus. SDSM& T President Dr. Richard Gowen and his wife Nancy welcomed over 120 students into their home to thank them for their dedication and commitment to the university. Student leaders from all facets of campus life were invited to the reception including athletic team captains, peer advisors, and resident assistants.
“ There was a need for recognition of the time and effort students are putting into their different activities,” said SDSM& T Leadership Development Team Chair Jason Lamont. “ The reception recognized all student leaders going above and beyond academic positions, focusing on extra- curricular activities,” he added.
The Leadership Recognition Reception was organized through Tech’s Student Leadership Development Team together with Michelle Howell, Director of Surbeck Student Center.
Rapid City students recognized at the reception included the following: junior Regan Marsh, Civil & Environmental Engineering; junior Alexa Maxwell, Electrical Engineering; senior Angie Monheim, Electrical Engineering; sophomore Danielle Peterson; sophomore Nicole Grove, Intersiciplinary Sciences; senior Mike Anderson, Civil & Environmental Engineering; senior Angela Dicks, Computer Engineering; junior Bert Cantu, Metallurgical Engineering; sophomore Amy Williams; junior Jim Lang, Chemical Engineering, senior Gail Samuels, Metallurgical Engineering; sophomore Jeff Krueger, Interdisciplinary Sciences; junior Jason Wade, Geology; sophomore Gregory Stayer, Mechanical Engineering; senior Kelli Hoback, Electrical Engineering; junior Heidi Anderson, Civil & Environmental Engineering; freshman Anthony Raaphorst, Interdisciplinary Sciences; sophomore Travis Deweese, Mechanical Engineering, junior Nathan Belcher, Mechanical Engineering; graduate student Johanna Galinat, Materials and Engineering Science; junior Cory Jensen, Chemical Engineering; sophomore Erik Gnirk, Computer Engineering; junior Mike Breeden, Computer Science, graduate student Jeromy Johnson, Civil & Environmental Engineering; junior Connie Giroux, Chemistry; junior Bob Whipple, Civil & Environmental Engineering; and sophomore Jordan Larson, Engineering.
[ STUDENT PHOTOS WITH DR. GOWEN, PRESIDENT OF SDSM& T, AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST]
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