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Mike Rowe and Governor Dennis Daugaard Advocate for Tech Ed

09/24/2018

Mike Rowe recently visited several locations in South Dakota, speaking about the importance of vocational trades and their role in workforce development.

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Mike Rowe Speaks About Tech Ed in South Dakota

09/21/2018

Mike Rowe visited several locations in Eastern South Dakota on Thursday, Sept. 20th to speak about the advantages technical education provides individuals and their communities.

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Mike Rowe Featured in New Day in Tech Ed Event

09/21/2018

Governor Dennis Daugaard and Mike Rowe of the TV show ‘Dirty Jobs’ spoke at Midwest Railcar in Brandon, SD on Thursday, Sept. 20th about the financial and community benefits of tech degrees.

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Build Dakota Scholarship Recipients for 2018-2019

08/28/2018

This year, 356 students have been selected by the Build Dakota Scholarship Board - up from 285 recipients last year. Recipients were selected from a total of 1,150 applications. View all recipients of this years scholarships here.

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Program Manager, Deni Amundson Gets Technical About Labor Shortage

07/09/2018

The growth of South Dakota economies leaves positions unfilled, and especially in skilled labor. South Dakota state leaders saw this need and came up with the Build Dakota Scholarship program to promote technical education.

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