DSU’s Moore wins SME Sioux Falls Scholarship
Sales & Marketing Executives, Inc. (SME), of Sioux Falls, awarded Dakota State University student Rachelle Moore of Artesian, S.D. a $3,000 scholarship. Moore is a freshman marketing and management major at Dakota State University. Her parents are Jerry and Pam Moore.
Three finalists were selected from 20 applicants from across South Dakota. As finalists, they shared a 15-minute presentation selling a business or product to a panel of sales and marketing professionals. Each year SME awards scholarships to students pursuing degrees in business, management, sale or marketing.
Moore claimed the top scholarship prize, with Erin Williams from Augustana College receiving $1,500 and Jared Stearns from Dakota Wesleyan University receiving $1,000.
Each Fall SME Sioux Falls hosts the SME Youth Benefit Auction™ which raises funds for these scholarships. SME has awarded scholarships to South Dakota college students for 24 years for a total of $164,000.