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WASHTO Awards Scholarship to USD Student





For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 16, 2020

Contact: Kristi Sandal, Public Information Officer, 605-773-3265

  

PIERRE, S.D. – Today, the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO) announced that Amanda Jandt, a junior at University of South Dakota (USD) student, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

 

WASHTO has granted each of the 18-member state departments of transportation a $1,000 scholarship each year for the past six years to individuals seeking education and career opportunities in a transportation-related field. 

 

Amanda is a Pierre, South Dakota native majoring in accounting and worked at the South Dakota Department of Transportation for the last three summers in the Data Inventory Office.

 

She is a member of Delta Sigma Pi and has consistently been on the Dean’s List during her college tenure. Amanda received USD’s Beacom School of Business 2019 Accounting and Finance Recognition Award and volunteers with the USD Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

 

 

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