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6 receive SDSU Presidential Medallion

Six receive SDSU Presidential Medallion
SDSU President Barry Dunn, far right, bestowed the SDSU Presidential Medallion to six individuals for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. They were, from left, Keith Corbett, outgoing mayor of Brookings; Jason Merkley, president and CEO, Brookings Health System; Klint Willert, superintendent of schools, Brookings School District.Bonny Specker, professor emerita, South Dakota State University; Amy Hockett, director of clinic operations, Sanford Clinic Brookings and Patrick Siegling, clinic director, Avera Medical Group Brookings. Also pictured is Daniel Scholl, SDSU vice president of research and economic development, far left.

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn bestowed the SDSU Presidential Medallion upon six individuals Tuesday afternoon for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The recipients were:

  • Keith Corbett, outgoing mayor of Brookings;
  • Amy Hockett, director of clinic operations, Sanford Clinic Brookings;
  • Jason Merkley, president and CEO, Brookings Health System;
  • Patrick Siegling, clinic director, Avera Medical Group Brookings;
  • Bonny Specker, professor emerita, South Dakota State University; and
  • Klint Willert, superintendent of schools, Brookings School District.

The SDSU Presidential Medallion is bestowed on very select individuals who have significantly contributed toward the advancement and benefit of South Dakota State University.