Jepsen receives Residential Scholarship at SDSU Shannon Marie Jepsen of Meckling, was awarded Residential Life Room Waiver Scholarship for the 2009-10 school year at South Dakota State University. Jepsen is an incoming freshman majoring in pre-medicine at SDSU this fall, She is the daughter of Scott and Jeanne Jepsen of Meckling, and is a graduate of the Vermillion High School, where she was active in show choir, Young Democrats, student council, drama, choir, Environmental Team, track cross country, marching band, concert band, pep band, Summer German Exchange Program, National Honor Society, 4-H Junior Leaders, Meckling Livestock 4-H Club, HOBY, UCC youth group, Farm Service Ag Youth Loan Program, basketball and was a tutor/mentor. Founded in 1881, SDSU is the state's largest, most comprehensive university. Ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as the number one research institution in South Dakota, SDSU offers more than 200 academic programs to students on the main campus in Brookings and at sites across the state.
Vermillion was named Large Community of the Year by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Tuesday evening in Sioux Falls at the … Read Article