Four honorees have been selected by the South Dakota Humanities Council for 2017 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities awards.
While 2017 has been challenging for the South Dakota Humanities Council, things took a turn for the better with two major victories in a matter of ten days.
NEH representatives visited South Dakota to conclude a five-year review process that included site visit interviews with more than 40 people.
Three people and one bank were recognized with the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities award for their contributions to humanities in the state.
The first Veterans Writing Prize will highlight the writings of South Dakota veterans and service members. A $1,000 cash prize is offered to the winning author.
Brooklyn Pratt, an English student at South Dakota State University, has joined the SD Humanities Council for a summer internship.
Good literature brings us together and helps identify what life on the prairie is all about. C.S. Lewis described it best, "We read to know we are not alone."
Nine humanities projects are receiving $32,450 in grants from the SDHC. Programs and projects are selected for their impact and value on the humanities in SD.
My name is Claire Stone, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to intern with the South Dakota Humanities Council this semester!
About 675,000 people in South Dakota have attended programs possible thanks to grant funding from the South Dakota Humanities Council.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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