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2014 History Awards

2014 History Awards

State Historical Society presents
2014 Governor’s Awards for History

The South Dakota State Historical Society, headquartered at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre, presented the 2014 Governor’s Awards for History on April 5 during its annual history conference in Pierre. Award winners included, seated from left, Thea Miller Ryan, director of The Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls, an organizational winner; Outdoor Campus staffers Shelly Pierson and Hilary Fernholz; Rea Weyrich of the Whitewood Public Library in Whitewood, another organizational winner; Steve Olson of Watertown, History Teacher of the Year; and Barbara Johnson of Aberdeen, individual winner. In back from left are Brad Tennant of Aberdeen, SDSHS board of trustees president; and Jay D. Vogt of Pierre, SDSHS director. Not pictured is Harl A. Dalstrom of Omaha, Neb., winner of the Schell Award for best article in the previous year’s volume of South Dakota History. (Photo courtesy of South Dakota State Historical Society)