USD student wins Haines Scholarship

USD student wins Haines Scholarship University of South Dakota student Courtney Krugman has been awarded a $2,150 Haines Scholarship for the 2002-2003 academic year by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

Administered by the 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 education 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.

In her education philosophy Krugman stated, "I believe in the power of change. Differences can and are made every day."

Krugman is a 4.0 student at The University of South Dakota. She is a graduate of Stevens High School, Rapid City.

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