FDDC Awards Scholarships

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As a partner to South Dakota’s small businesses, First District Development Company invests in economic development activities other than lending. This year FDDC offered five – $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary degree in a business/finance related field. Student applicants were evaluated based on their academic achievements, character references, a written essay, and involvement in community, school, extra-curricular, volunteer, and special interest activities.

Congratulations to these award winners who are being recognized for their hard work and determination! FDDC wishes them continued success in their future careers.

2020 FDDC Scholarship Recipients:

Danika Gordon, Sturgis Brown H.S., pursuing a degree in Ag Business & Marketing at South Dakota State University

Hannah Kuehn, Redfield High School, pursuing a degree in Ag Business at South Dakota State University

Britt Oliver, Lemmon High School, pursuing a degree in Business Entrepreneurship at Black Hills State University

Kaelyn Somsen, Webster Area High School, pursuing a degree in Business Economics at South Dakota State University

Slater Tople, Stanley County High School, pursuing a degree in Banking/Financial Services at Northern State University