SME Awards 2013 Scholarships


Two South Dakota State University advertising majors were awarded scholarships from the Sales & Marketing Executives, Inc., of Sioux Falls on April 23.

A $1,500 award went to Emily Murtha of Sioux Falls, and $1,000 was awarded to Jade Possail, of Tyler, Minn.

The finalists were selected from 24 applicants from across South Dakota.  As finalists they shared a 15-minute presentation selling a business or product to a panel of sales and marketing professionals.   Each year SME awards scholarships to students pursuing degrees in business, management, sales or marketing.

SME is the premier organization for developing and sustaining a driven and influential force of leaders, and continuously provides networking opportunities and education. More information about Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. is available at

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