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Awards

Director's Choice Award


The Director's Choice award is voted on by the SDHSAA Board of Directors and is awarded to one entry amongst all three classes.


Best In Show Award


The Best in Show award is awarded to one entry in each class, regardless of category, with the highest ranking from the State Gallery judges.

Overall Team Champion Award

The Overall Team Champion Award is awarded to one school in each class that accumulates the most sweepstakes points across all State Gallery categories.

  • The Class B RUNNER-UP is Bridgewater-Emery High School and their coach, Cherie Ramsdell.

  • This year's Class B CHAMPION is Northwestern High School and their coach, Jennifer Schell.

  • The Class A RUNNER-UP is Vermillion High School and their coach, Justin Brunick.

  • This year's Class A CHAMPION is Parker High School and their coach, Dave Fuller.

  • The Class AA RUNNER-UP is Brookings High School and their coach, John Livingston.

  • This year's Class AA CHAMPION is SF Roosevelt High School and their coach, Lisa Dresch.

State Visual Arts

Points of Pride: Star Quilts

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Quilts mean different things to different cultures and the Lone Star quilt is a treasured tradition of the Native American people.

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Painting Hay Camp: Early Rapid City Through the Eyes of Pioneer Artist Grace French

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An interview with the Journey Museum's Donna Fisher.

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Sioux Falls Nights: Crafted With Pride

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For seventy years, Pride Neon has been lighting up the night on the Sioux Falls city streets.

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