Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week
Touchstone Energy Cooperatives and KSFY Television have joined together to recognize the achievements of high school senior's throughout the region. "Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week" has been celebrating the achievements of high school seniors since 2002.
Recipients are highly motivated high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community. This program was founded on the four pillars of Touchstone Energy: Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and a Commitment to Community.
Area school principals and faculty nominate students for this award, based on excellence in the classroom, service in the community and extracurricular participation. The KSFY staff makes weekly selections throughout the school year.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 school year. For information on how to nominate a student, please contact us at 800-477-2892 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017-2018 Academic Year Recipients
Ethan, SD—Caleb Brouwer was named the Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week for the week of Sept. 24-30, 2017. Caleb is the son of Lisa and David Brouwer of Dimock, S.D., and is currently a senior at Ethan High School.
Despite his grueling course load, Caleb hold a 4.0 GPA. He participates in band, chorus, One-Act Play, Oral Interpretation
and Student Council. Eric Aisenbrey, the Science teacher at Ethan High School, stated, “Caleb is the dream student in the classroom. He shows up every day with enthusiasm and has so much pride in his work.” Caleb has also helped with the live recording for many Ethan High School events, along with streaming the events online.
Following graduation, Caleb plans to either attend the University of South Dakota to study law or the South Dakota School of Mines to study engineering.
Central Electric awarded a $100 scholarship to Caleb.Central Electric Manager of Member Services Patrick Soukup visited Ethan High School to recognize Caleb and present the award. Caleb was also featured on KSFY TV news, which can be found on KSFY.com.
The Scholar of the Week scholarship was created by KSFY and Touchstone Energy Cooperatives to recognize outstanding students across the state who set an example of hard work and high academic standards. Area school principals and faculty nominate students for this award, based on excellence in the classroom, service in the community and extracurricular participation. The KSFY staff makes weekly selections throughout the school year.