Education briefs for June 25

Pieschke receives scholarship

Cassandra Pieschke, the daughter of Jeff and Deb Pieschke of Marshall, is the winner of the American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship.

Pieschke, who graduated from Marshall High School in May as valedictorian, plans to attend the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D., majoring in medical biology with a pre-med track.

Noriega receives WolfPACT scholarship for NSU

Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., announces its WolfPACT Scholarship winners for 2014-15.

The WolfPACT is the largest guaranteed, four-year scholarship in South Dakota. Students entering their freshman year at NSU are eligible for various funding amounts based on their ACT scores. Lynd: Elena Noriega; Marshall High School; Carlos and Michelle Noriega; chemistry/forensic science.