Bernard earns doctorate degree David Bernard, a Vermillion High School graduate, earned his doctorate in educational leadership from Saint Maryâ�?�?s University of Minnesota. Bernard successfully defended his dissertation titled understanding the nature and impact of professional development experience for K-12 pracicting teachers in Minnesota public schools on June 13. Bernard earned his bachelorâ�?�?s, masterâ�?�?s and education specialist degrees from The University of South Dakota. Bernard serves as the program director for the professional development initiatives for education programs for St. Maryâ�?�?s in Winona, MN. Bernard is the son of Vermillion residents, Helen and Jerry Bernard and currently resides in Winona, MN with his wife Joan and two children, Christopher and Cecilia.
Vermillion was named Large Community of the Year by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Tuesday evening in Sioux Falls at the … Read Article