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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 1999
LOCAL STUDENT RECOGNIZED FOR HER PARTICIPATION ON SDSM& T ORIENTATION COMMITTEE
Colleen Manning of Burbank was recently recognized for her participation on the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Orientation Committee for the Fall 1999 semester. Manning is a junior, chemical engineering major at Tech.
The Orientation Committee worked together to develop a five- day orientation program for freshman, transfer, and non- traditional students entering their first year at SDSM& T August 26- 30, 1999. The activities planned focused on meeting others, learning about Tech, and having fun.
A wide range of orientation activities were scheduled -- including a scavenger hunt, a dance, the President’s Picnic, movie at the Elks Theater, and an entertainer. In addition to orientation sessions geared toward fun and meeting new people, the most important events included the Math, Chemistry, and Physics placement exams, meetings with mentors, and class registration.
Other students who served on the Orientation Committee and their home town included: Amy Landreth, Chadron NE; Jamie Gramm, Brooke Dinger, and Jason Lamont, Aberdeen; Amy Williams, Rapid City; Ben Simpson, Buffalo Gap; Brianna Griffith, Escondido CA; Hank Hollenbeck, Timberlake, Julie Schochenmaier, Bonesteel; Shirleine Kleppe, Hot Springs; Jennie Wilson, Hastings MN; Anna Miller, Bloomfield NE; Chris Ahlers, Pierre; Heidi Jochim, Dupree; Abe Kean, Pierre; Anthony Raaphorst, Rapid City; Paul Chilson, Sisseton; Jason Thuringer, Parkston; Jamie Mathison, Omaha NE; Jill Soldatke, Sioux Falls; Steve Walker, Green River WY; Travis DeWeese, Spearfish; and Alexa Maxwell, Box Elder.
Photo Caption: Colleen Manning of Burbank receives congratulations from SDSM& T President Dr. Richard Gowen for her participation on the SDSM& T Orientation Committee.
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