Preserving the Legacy,

Investing in The future

Our Scholarship Program

The foundation is dedicated to supporting youth in higher education and organizations, programs, and projects that enhance services and education to the public.

Our SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM has grown far beyond expectations the past few years.  We currently offer, at minimum, 14 scholarships annually separated into 5 categories for an annual outlay of $34,000.  The categories are:

Category I    This Program awards six (6) $4000 scholarships to high school  seniors attending accredited universities or colleges.
Category II    This Program awards three (3) $2000 scholarships to high school seniors attending accredited universities or colleges.
Category III    This Program awards four (4) $1000 scholarships to high school seniors attending accredited technical institutes or 2 year community colleges. (Two of the awards are underwritten as Kevin Casey Memorial Scholarships, one is sponsored by the Foundation)
Category IV    This Program awards two (2) $1000 scholarships to high school senior contestants invited to participate in the South Dakota High School Regional 20X Extreme Showcase.
Category V    This Program provides two (2) $1000 scholarships to high school seniors participating in the South Dakota High School Rodeo Association State Finals.

The Winners of the Category I,  II,  & III Scholarships will be selected approximately December 18th and will be available for viewing on the BHSSF Website soon after selection.

2021 Scholarship Winners

Kevin Casey – Vo-Tech School  $1,000

Myles Clements

Philip, SD

John Piroutek
Milesville, SD

Camri Elshere
Elm Springs, SD

BHSSF Milo Rypkema Category 1 – $4000.00

In 2 payments over 2 academic years

 

Laney Mackaben
Belle Fourche, SD

BHSS Foundation
Category 1 –
$4000.00

In 2 payments over 2 academic years

Brady Buchholz
Sturgis, SD

Wyatt Olson
White River, SD

Lauren Weishaar
Lemmon, SD

Mitchell VanderWal
Brentford, SD

Madison Weishaar
Lemmon, SD

BHSS Foundation
Category II – $2000.00

Non-Renewable

Jackson Grimes
Kadoka, SD

Madison Hofer
Dolton, SD

Brycen Cheney
Wall, SD

BHSS Foundation
Category III – $1000.00

Non-Renewable

Taylor Grill
Herford, SD

Paige Lehrkamp
Rapid City, SD

Brianna Smith
Vivian, SD

Bobbi Kammerer
Rapid City, SD

Congratulations to our 20 High School Rodeo
Scholarship Winners

Brycen Price – Red Owl, SD
Cheyenne Caroll – Harold, SD
Kirlyn Sandland – Letcher, SD