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For Immediate Release 9 April 2003

BHSU Student Wins Haines Scholarship

 PIERRE- Black Hills State University student Stacey Yost has been awarded a $2,150 Haines Scholarship for the 2003-2004 academic year by the South Dakota Board of Regents. 

Administered by the Board of Regents, the scholarship is awarded each year to a Regental university sophomore, junior, or senior who is pursuing studies leading to a teaching certificate.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of their GPA, high school and college memberships, services and activities, and statements of personal and educational philosophy.   

The Haines Scholarship was established by Douglas Fugitt in memory of his wife, Dora Lee Haines, and her three sisters.  The four Haines sisters were all teachers in one-room rural schools in Perkins and Corson counties of South Dakota.  The fund is an open endowment to which additional gifts may be made at any time through the South Dakota Board of Regents. 

Yost is currently a junior at BHSU.  She is double majoring in early childhood special education and elementary education.





Stacey Yost


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