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A Partnership to Help Students Accomplish Their Educational Goals

May 7, 2024

Wagner area students and our first non-traditional student who are all receiving a full ride educational scholarship to help them accomplish their career goals. These students are receiving the Yankton Sioux Tribe and Build Dakota Partnership Scholarship, which is a full ride scholarship. Read full story

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Cohort 9: 2023-2024 Annual Report

May 6, 2024

Explore the intricacies of the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund, ranging from enrollment figures and partnerships to available resources and inspiring student success narratives, all while casting a glance towards the future. Delve into the detailed narrative of its long-lasting influence across South Dakota in the comprehensive annual report. Discover more by accessing the 2023-2024 annual […]

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Meaningful Development for a Strong Future with Build Dakota

April 18, 2024

Fostering meaningful development starts with setting a solid foundation, which is what Build Dakota is dedicated to establishing. Learn More Listen Now

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YHS Senior Named Build Dakota Scholarship Recipient

April 3, 2024

A Yankton High School student has been named a recipient of the Build Dakota Scholarship. Trey Smith, a senior at YHS, will be attending Mitchell Technical College in the fall and will be pursuing a degree in Progressive Welding. Learn more

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Build Dakota Scholarship Program Continues to Fund Education, Fill Skills Gap

February 9, 2024

Deni Martin, Build Dakota Scholarship program manager, shares the success of the nearly 10-year-old scholarship View the full interview.

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Build Dakota Cops

December 12, 2023

On Monday night, the Yankton City Commission authorized the Yankton Police Department to become a sponsor of the Build Dakota Scholarship program. Anyone interested in taking advantage of this program should contact the YPD at 605-668-5210 for more information. Visit the link here to learn more!

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