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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2000
LOCAL STUDENT RECEIVES HONORS AT SDSM& T HONORS CONVOCATION
Jennifer Carter of Custer received a $ 5,000 Richardson Scholarship at the 49th Annual Honors Convocation held March 30 at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology ( SDSM& T). Carter is a junior, civil and environmental engineering major at Tech.
The Richardson Scholarship program was implemented with a gift from Frank and Marilyn Richardson. Under the terms of the program, the most outstanding sophomore, junior and senior from the College of Earth Systems, the College of Materials Science and the College of Systems Engineering will be selected annually. The nine recipients will be chosen based on grade point average and other achievements. As Richardson Scholars, the recipients become some of the most honored students and receive a certificate and cash award of $ 5,000.
Frank Richardson, a Wood, SD native, graduated from SDSM& T in 1955 with a degree in Geological Engineering. He and his wife, Marilyn, have two children, Stacey and Scott. Richardson worked for Shell Oil Company for more than thirty years, retiring as the company’s President and CEO.
Since Richardson’s retirement from Shell, Frank and Marilyn reside in Houston, TX and remain active volunteers within the community. The two also remain active with SDSM& T, currently serving as National Co- Chairs in the institution’s first- ever capital campaign. “ The Mines provided me a fundamentally sound education that served me well throughout my professional career,” said Richardson. “ Marilyn and I think it only fitting to provide future generations assistance in pursuing their educational goals at Mines,” he added.
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