News Release
Contacts: Robert T. Tad Perry, Executive Director
Tracy Mercer, Information Research Analyst

T: 605.773.3455
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For Immediate Release 2 May 2000

PIERRE-The South Dakota Board of Regents awarded the 2000-2001 Annis Irene Fowler-Kaden Scholarship to two South Dakota high school students. The recipients Patricia Crowley and Stacey Yost will each receive a $1,000 award.

Patricia Crowley is the daughter of Mark and Kathy Crowley of Vermillion. A senior at Vermillion High School, she is ranked number one in her class and has earned a 4.0 grade point average. She plans to attend the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.

Stacey Yost is the daughter of Charles and Kathy Yost of Ree Heights. A senior at Miller High School, she is also ranked number one in her class and carries a 4.0 grade point average. She plans to attend Black Hills State University in Spearfish.

The Annis Irene Fowler-Kaden Scholarship is available to high school seniors planning to major in elementary education at a South Dakota public university. The scholarship was established in 1989 by the family of Annis Irene Fowler-Kaden to recognize and continue Annis' dedication to education. Born in Grant County, South Dakota, to a family of English immigrants. Annis Fowler began a teaching career in 1927 that spanned nearly fifty years. She obtained her B.A. from Northern Normal School and eventually specialized in teaching young students with various learning disabilities.



Patricia Crowley


Stacey Yost

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