Tristen Simons of Faith High School has been named recipient of the $1,000 Golden West
Scholarship for 2012.
Tristen was selected by the school based on a number of merit based qualities including leadership, academic achievement, civic and extracurricular activities, and the motivation to serve and succeed.
She plans to attend South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and major in mechanical engineering with a minor in chemistry.
The Golden West Scholarship is an annual award established to help promote educational opportunity for students within the Golden West service area. More than 440 scholarships have been awarded by the Wall-based telephone, internet
and cable television Company since Golden West’s scholarship program was established in 1999.