Burke High School


Emily Stukel will receive a $1,000 Golden West Scholarship for 2019. 

A 2019 graduate of Burke High School, Emily is the daughter of Donald and Laurie Stukel. 

Emily was raised on a cattle ranch next to the Missouri River, 20 miles northeast of Burke.  Emily attended Burke Public School from Kindergarten through 12th Grade.  During middle school and high school, Emily participated in many activities including Golf, Family Community and Career Leaders of America (FCCLA), HS Play, Flag Corp, Volleyball Statistician, and Class Student Council. 

After graduation, Emily plans to attend South Dakota State University to major in Animal Science.  Her goal is to achieve a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and practice as a veterinarian in a rural area.