Scholarship Recipients Honored During Farmers Union Day at the State Fair

The 25 recipients will split $25,000 in scholarships funded by Farmers Union Insurance agents in South Dakota through the South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation. [caption id="attachment_701" align="alignleft" width="380" caption="Scholarship winners are honored during Farmers Union Day at the South Dakota State Fair. Pictured in back from left, Back Lacey Quail, White, Deubrook High School; Emily Meyer, White, Deubrook High School; Allison Landmark, Britton, Britton-Hecla High School; Danielle Knox, Highmore, Highmore High School; Kelli Garry, Lake Preston, Lake Preston High School; Wayne Bartscher, Regional Manager, Farmers Union Insurance Agency. Front: Leslie Rupiper Morrow, Executive Director, SD Farmers Union Foundation; Tyler Swan, Newell, Newell High School; Taylor Steiger, Kimball, Kimball High School; Michelle Holbeck, Armour, Armour High School; Ali Haines, White Lake, White Lake High School; Tristen Simons, White Owl, Faith High School"]Scholarship Winners[/caption] The students are all going to get their post-secondary education right here in South Dakota. They were chosen from a large pool of applicants based on financial need, community involvement, academic achievement, and a written essay on how they will "Insure a Brighter Tomorrow" in South Dakota. Over the past five years, South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation has awarded $125,000 in scholarships as part of the Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow scholarship program.