Congratulations to the 2019 SDPRA award winners! These individuals were recognized Wednesday night for their outstanding contribution to parks and recreation in South Dakota.
- Years of Service Awards: Steve Papendick, Paul Beckwith, Jon Corey, Becky Graff, Sue Palmer
- President’s Award of Appreciation: Brandon Brake
- Distinguished Citizen Award: Karen Olson
- Individual Citation Award: Mitch Best
- Young Professional Award: Erin Homes, Rapid City Parks and Recreation
- Professional Service Award: Emilie Miller, South Dakota State Parks, Pierre
- Hall of Fame Award: Bob Schneider, South Dakota State Parks, Pierre
- Hall of Fame Award: Lon Van Deusen, Rapid City Parks and Recreation
Learn how these folks impacted parks and recreation through their leadership, contributions, and commitment.