Rapid City Chamber of Commerce

Workforce Development Committee Awards Scholarships to Local Students

 – By Rapid City Chamber

The Rapid City Foundation Scholarship is awarded in partnership of the Black Hills Area Community Foundation and the Workforce Development Committee of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. The scholarships are awarded to Rapid City residents pursuing higher education to advance their skills while attending Rapid City schools in order to successfully participate in the public sector of the Rapid City area. 

All applicants selected will be attending school at one of the following institutes: Black Hills Beauty College, Black Hills State University-Rapid City, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, South Dakota State University West River, or the University of South Dakota Rapid City.

It is with pleasure we award scholarships to the following students: Stacy Reynolds-$2000 scholarship. Kristina Giesey, Devin Hansen, Tyler Kleinsasser, Kara Kveene, Sean Miller, and Lana Nielsen-$1000 scholarships. We wish them the best of luck in their studies and future endeavors.

Left to right: Workforce Development Committee Members Ryan Harris, Workforce Development Coordinator, Rapid City Economic Development Partnership and Tamie Hopp, Director of Alumni & Foundation Services, National American University;  $1000 Scholarship Recipients Devin Hansen, $2000 Scholarship Recipient Stacy Reynolds, $1000 Scholarship Recipients Lana Nielsen and Kara Kveene, and Workforce Development Committee Member Heidi Bulman, Community Development Office, Black Hills Federal Credit Union.  Not included in group photo: Kristina Giesey and Sean Miller

Left to right: Workforce Development Committee Members Ryan Harris, Workforce Development Coordinator, Rapid City Economic Development Partnership and Tamie Hopp, Director of Alumni & Foundation Services, National American University; $1000 Scholarship Recipients Devin Hansen, Tyler Kleinsasser, $2000 Scholarship Recipient Stacy Reynolds, $1000 Scholarship Recipients Lana Nielsen and Kara Kveene, and Workforce Development Committee Member Heidi Bulman, Community Development Office, Black Hills Federal Credit Union. Not included in group photo: Kristina Giesey and Sean Miller

The Chamber’s Workforce Development Committee’s mission is  to connect employers and educators for the development of Rapid City’s present and future workforce. Its mission is accomplished through the Business to Business Expo Mixer, offer learning opportunities, and partner with Chamber businesses and educators who are working toward the same goals.


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