Wellsfrey, Reeves awarded scholarships Anna Wellsfry and Heather Reeves, both of Vermillion, have been awarded the Ronald Oakley Barkl Memorial Scholarship at The University of South Dakota.
Wellsfry, who recently played Sister Robert Anne in the production of Nunsense, is the daughter of Lois and David Wellsfry of Vermillion.
Reeves is active in USD Jazz Singers, USD Concert Choir and is the feature twirler for the USD Marching Coyotes. She is the daughter of Debra Reeves Coaker, of Vermillion, and Dean Reeves, of Norfolk, NE.
The Ronald Oakley Barkl Memorial Scholarship trust is used to provide scholarships to talented and deserving students of good character in the Department of Music.
The scholarship may continue to be given to the same student during his or her pursuit of musical education at USD. If an exceptionally talented student has completed undergraduate course work in music at USD under this scholarship and wishes to pursue advanced studies at some other school of music, such student may receive this award for a period of one or two years.
If there is not a deserving music student, the award shall be given to another student, with preference to students in the School of Business Administration.