Clarissa Dummer of South Central High School has been named recipient of the $1,000 Golden West Scholarship for 2012.
Clarissa 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.
Some of Clarissa’s activities have included drama, student council and People to People. She is also active with the elementary after-school group.
She plans to attend the University of South Dakota and major in elementary education.
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.