Brett Nielsen awarded Campanile Scholarship Brett Nielsen of Wakonda was awarded the Campanile Scholarship for the 2001-2002 school year at South Dakota State University.
Nielsen will be a freshman business major at SDSU this fall. He is the son of James and Mary Nielsen of Wakonda and a graduate of Wakonda High School.
He has been active in Peer Helpers, basketball, football and golf. He served as class vice president, homecoming king and was first team all-conference in football and basketball.