Ashley Fuhrman, of Aberdeen, was awarded the Yellow and Blue Scholarship at South Dakota State University for the 2013-14 academic year. Fuhrman is a junior majoring in advertising at SDSU, where she is active in dance, Zumba Fitness (instructor), Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society and Golden Key International Honors Society. She is the daughter of Mark and Susan Schaberg.
Rachel Carlsen, of Aberdeen, has been honored as a presidential scholar at AIB College of Business in Des Moines, Iowa, for the summer 2013 term. To qualify as a presidential scholar, Carlsen attained a grade point average of 3.80 or higher for the term. Carlsen is earning an associate's degree in steno transcription at AIB.
Sarah (Heilman) Poe graduated with high distinction from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha with a doctorate in physical therapy in May. Poe has accepted a physical therapist position with Community Rehab Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in Omaha. Poe is a 2006 graduate of Aberdeen Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Northern State University. She is the daughter of Vern and Tammy Heilman, of Aberdeen.