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WDT student awarded Donald Larus Memorial Scholarship

Jeramy Nunn of Miles City, Mont., a WDT student in the Electrical Trades program, has received the $500 Donald Larus Memorial Scholarship.

Applicants for this scholarship must have a 3.0 grade point average; be a full-time, second-year student in the Electrical Trades program; and be recommended by program faculty.

The Crazy Horse Foundation provides this scholarship on behalf of Donald Larus, a long-time employee of Crazy Horse Memorial who, as described by Memorial President and CEO Ruth Ziolkowski, was a very dedicated electrician who was very professional in his work habits, even to the smallest detail.

Western Dakota Tech is the only technical institute that serves the western South Dakota region. WDT offers more than 25 programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction Trades, Health Services, Legal and Public Services, Manufacturing and Mechanical Trades, and Science and Technology. More than 96 percent of WDT's most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or serving in the military, and 90 percent remain in South Dakota.

WDT faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, WDT students graduate ready to make real and immediate contributions to their employers and their communities.

For information about WDT, contact Admissions at (800) 544-8765, (605) 718-2565 or Visit WDT on the web at

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