Poverty strikes SD doctorate degree students

BY STEVE YOUNG Argus Leader (AP) — She came to a community garden in Vermillion last summer looking for produce to feed her hunger. He stared at his pay stubs and realized, amazingly enough, that he qualified for food stamps. You wouldn’t expect to find poverty where the highest learning … Read Article

Scholarship Recognition Day activities begin Feb. 22 at USD

High school seniors will visit the University of South Dakota and have an opportunity to interview for prestigious scholarships during Scholarship Recognition Day weekend, Feb. 22-23. In addition to competing for USD’s most prestigious scholarships, students and their families attending Scholarship Recognition Day will participate in campus forums, tour USD … Read Article

A ‘win-win’ for Vermillion School District

Funding allows partnership with Builder’s Choice By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced that the Vermillion School District is one of a dozen districts across the state to receive a Governor’s Grant for Career & Technical Education. The amount of the grant for Vermillion School District is $99,380. … Read Article