Local students attend seminar The following students, listed with their bank sponsors, Suzanna Kitzler and Jon Hoadley (First Dakota), John Behrmann (First National), Jason Welk (Wells Fargo Bank) and Paul Wait (Community First), attended the 40th annual economics seminar at the Holiday Inn in Mitchell Oct. 10-11.
Attending the two-day conference were over 2100 high school students, principals, teachers, and bankers from all parts of the state. The purpose of the conference was to stimulate the interest of young people in building financial security and to give them a greater understanding of our modern money and banking system. The conference was sponsored by the South Dakota Education Committee composed of bankers throughout the state.
The economics seminar included the Birkeland Leadership Lecture Series created in memory of the late David S. Birkeland.