This was a reunion of sorts from the get-go, with the city’s two private colleges agreeing to a charity basketball doubleheader at the Arena. By doing so, they fueled a rivalry that existed only on paper and on bar stools for much of recent history.
Augustana officials say a good number of their graduates, both South Dakotans and out-of-staters, take jobs here. “We have a lot of alumni who stay around the Sioux Falls area,” said Mary Toso, director of alumni relations.
Alice Kuil King, class of 1991, an English teacher at Campbell County High School, has been named the 2009 Teacher of the Year for Campbell County School District and the State of Wyoming Teacher of the Year.