August 2022

RIGHT: Representing  CorTrust Bank are Will Walter and Barb Metzinger, along with some of the Sanborn County 4-H youth. They donated $10,000 to the building project and have naming rights to the Horse Arena. 

The Sanborn County 4-H Shooting Sports program was the recipient of a grant in 2022 through Mitchell Friends of the NRA. The grant gave the program air pistol and air rifle paper targets, silhouette targets, pellets for the air guns and a 3D archery target for a grant amount total of $900. In addition, they were able to raise another $1,000 to support the program through the Mitchell Friends of NRA raffle fundraiser. 

 The annual Mitchell Friends of NRA Banquet, the major fundraiser for the grant program, will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Corn Palace. All are welcome to attend. For more information on tickets, contact Audrey Kneen at 605.999.6384.

Woonsocket School Board Vice President Lisa Snedeker has begun her year-long term as President of the Associated School Boards of South Dakota.

Snedeker takes charge of the 18-member Board of Directors on which she has represented the Southeast Region’s 265 & Under enrollment category since 2018.

For the past three years Snedeker has served as First Vice President and Second Vice President as part of the Association’s Executive Committee, which comprises the leadership team of the ASBSD Board of Directors.

Snedeker has been a member of the Woonsocket school board since 2015 during which she has served as both President and Vice President and represented her local board at ASBSD’s Delegate Assembly and as their Legislative Action Network member. She is a Branch Manager and Training Coordinator for Dakotaland Federal Credit Union.

“Lisa’s dedication to public education and enthusiasm to ensure it succeeds for the students, staff and the communities it serves make her a fantastic leader for ASBSD,” ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany said.

“The Association will continue to thrive under her guidance and we’re thankful for her willingness to serve.”

Snedeker succeeded Eric Stroeder, who now assumes the role of ASBSD Past President, of the Mobridge-Pollock School District.

The 18-member ASBSD Board of Directors is made up of local school board members elected from four geographic regions (Central, Northeast, Southeast and Western) and five enrollment size categories (265 and under, 266-699, 700-1,399, 1,400-9,999 and 10,000 and above).

ASBSD is a private, non-profit association representing more than 850 South Dakota school board members, the 149 school districts they govern and the students they serve. Our vision is leadership to achieve excellence for South Dakota public education through a mission of partnering, advocating and leading.

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