USD students receive scholarship from Hy-Vee Christopher Berg of Tea is among 40 college students recently awarded a scholarship by Hy-Vee Inc.
Berg was chosen for the $1,000 award because of his academic achievements and demonstrated interest in school and community activities. He is a student at The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, and works at the Hy-Vee in Vermillion.
Rose Kleyweg Mitchell, Hy-Vee vice president of educational and governmental affairs, said the scholarship recipients rank at or near the top of their classes and are involved in school, church, civic and social activities.
"Hy-Vee is fortunate to attract so many high-caliber young people as employees," she said. "We benefit from their leadership and they help exemplify the Hy-Vee philosophy."
Hy-Vee has provided scholarships to students since 1969. This year, the company gave $80,000 in awards to high school and college students seeking degrees in a four-year college program.