Bishop Leadership Awards given for Dakota Wesleyan University

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Dakota Wesleyan University has announced four winners of the Bishop Leadership Award to the university.


Samuel Britt, Katarina Godfrey, Lillian Jones and Hali Strom were all awarded the Bishop Leadership Award, a prestigious scholarship at DWU for students affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The Bishop Leadership Award is a $14,000 per year award available to a United Methodist student who demonstrates strong commitment to youth leadership in his or her local church and pledges to be active in student ministry at DWU. The award is renewable for four years.


Britt, of Rapid City, is the son of John and Kristen Britt, and a senior at Stevens High School, Rapid City. Britt is a member of the Rapid City First United Methodist Church.


Godfrey, of Norfolk, Neb., is the daughter of Rodney and Jill Godfrey, and a senior at Norfolk High School. She is a member of Norfolk First United Methodist Church.


Jones, of Omaha, Neb., is the daughter of Matt and Brenda Jones, and a senior at North High School, Omaha. She is a member of Olive Crest United Methodist Church.


Strom, of Crofton, Neb., is the daughter of Todd and Jill Strom, and a senior at Crofton High School. Strom is a member of Yankton First United Methodist Church.


DWU is affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church and offers majors and minors in more than 40 liberal arts and professional fields. 


For more information about DWU, contact the enrollment services office at (605) 995-2650, 1-800-333-8506 or click here.

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