2019 Legends scholarship winners announced

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A new class of high school seniors has been selected to receive the fourth annual Legends for Kids Scholarship. The scholarship is a $5,000 award that recognizes high school student athletes for their exceptional character in leadership in athletics, school and community involvement.

This year, the number of recipients increased to nine, up from eight in 2018. This class will bring the cumulative total to 30 scholarships totaling $150,000 in four years.

Developed in conjunction with Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends, the scholarship program was created by Hy-Vee, Sanford Health and First Premier with support from Keloland Television, Beal Distributing, Audi of Sioux Falls, Novak Sanitary Service, Argus Leader Media, Dean Foods/Land O’ Lakes, Lamar Advertising, Pepsi-Cola/Dr. Pepper, Principal Financial, Smithfield, Burger King, Great Life Golf & Fitness Club and Schoeneman’s Building Materials. Recipients must use the scholarship for post-secondary education.

The following graduating seniors were selected based on nominations from coaches, teachers and administrators:

The Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends program provides learning opportunities for young student-athletes to grow and be inspired in the world of sports by providing different sporting clinics and camps. Each year, celebrity athletes who represent the Legends goals — quality, integrity and character — are brought to Sioux Falls.

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