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Honoring Alumni & Spirit of Yankton College
Through the years since Yankton College was founded, students and graduates have raised up in praise of their alma mater.

Hail, Yankton College - noble and strong -
To thee with loyal hearts, we raise our song!


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
            
                                                                       
  
ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Chosen for outstanding accomplishments consistent with the college mission.
L to R: Roosevelt Weaver '62, Montclair, New Jersey; Warren Peterson '63, Yankton, South Dakota
and Thomas Martino '70 (posthumously), family will accept the award on his behalf, Hyde Park, New York.
Awards presented Saturday, July 21, evening, Ballroom, Best Western Kelly Inn, Yankton, SD. See reunion schedule for more details.

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ALUMNI SERVICE AWARDS
Chosen for significant service to Yankton College.
Marley Ann (Brosz '56) and Rev. Paul Opsahl '57 BTh '58, Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Peter O'Toole '71, Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Awards presented Saturday, July 21, evening, Ballroom, Best Western Kelly Inn, Yankton, SD.  See reunion schedule for more details.

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PROCAUSA AWARDS
Chosen for significant service to Yankton College as a non-alum.
Jan Bertsch and Jan Garrity, both from Yankton, South Dakota.
Awards presented Saturday, July 21, evening, Ballroom, Best Western Kelly Inn, Yankton, SD. See reunion schedule for more details.

Awards List.pdf


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HUMANITIES HALL of HONOR
Chosen for a lifetime commitment to the ideals of Yankton College.  
Dr. William Charland '59, Silver City, New Mexico and Dr. Allan Gall '61, Arlington, Virginia.
Awards presented Saturday, July 21, noon, Room A/B, Best Western Kelly Inn, Yankton, SD. See reunion schedule for more details.


Hall of Honor List.pdf

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ATHLETIC HALL of FAME
Chosen for outstanding athletic achievements in college and/or career.
L to r:  Elroy 'Bud' Glanzer '62, Naples, Florida; Roger Loecker '67, Huron, South Dakota; Dave Mathews '71 (posthumously), Naperville, Illionois, 
family will accept award on his behalf;
David Gehring '72, South Beach, Oregon; George Schermerhorn '74, Yankton, South Dakota;
Norbert Terza '75, Woodstock, Georgia  and Jim O'Toole'82, Derry, New Hampshire.
Awards presented Saturday, July 21, 11:30 am, Room C/D, Best Western Kelly Inn, Yankton, SD. 
See reunion schedule for more details.



 Hall of Fame List.pdf


MR. GREYHOUNDS
THERE ARE THREE CHOSEN THIS YEAR!
Chosen for outstanding athletic support and loyalty to Yankton College and upholding the Greyhound spirit.  
Dan Baker, Dean of Admissions & VP Development '62-67, O'Fallon, Illinois
Ed Green '62, Plymouth, Minnesota
Paul Rehfuss '61, Yankton, South Dakota

Recognition presented Saturday, July 21, 11:30 am, Room C/D, Best Western Kelly Inn, Yankton, South Dakota.

TEAM EFFORT
Chosen for outstanding athletic support and devotion to Yankton College.
Eugene Bormann '63, Mission Hill, South Dakota - The Youngworth Award

Mike Kubalewski '74, Schaumburg, Illinois - The Blaylock Award

Awards presented Friday, July 20, 5 - 9 pm, Jo Dean's, South Banquet Room, Yankton, South Dakota.



WOMEN
GREYHOUND GREATS
Basketball - Volleyball - Softball
Chosen for outstanding athetic contributions at Yankton College.
Awards presented Friday, July 20, 5 - 9 pm, Jo Dean's, South Banquet Room, Yankton, South Dakota.

Dawn Jones '81, Brookings, South Dakota
Deb (Kimmel '81) Bickner, Colby Kansas
Elizabeth (Barga '83) Bradley, Spring Hill, Florida
Kim (Thomas '83) Barron, Brookline, New Hampshire
Lori (Youngberg '84) Drotzmann, Yankton, South Dakota


MEN
GREYHOUND GREATS
Football - Basketball - Tennis
Chosen for outstanding athetic contributions at Yankton College.
Awards presented Friday, July 20, 5 - 9 pm, Jo Dean's, South Banquet Room, Yankton, South Dakota.

Dale Weber '61, Salem, South Dakota
 Dean Weber '61, Wagner, South Dakota
William Kloewer '72, Carroll, Iowa
 Gary Schuurmans, '76, Norfolk Nebraska;
Gaylord Goehring '76, Mitchell, South Dakota
 Brad Williams '82, Greeley, Nebraska
Jerry Layton '71, Summerfield, Florida
Mike Basile '67, Germantown, Wisconsin
Jim Russo, '74, Martinez, Georgia
Ward Johansen '76, Clearwater, Florida
Paul Riggs '76, Oskaloosa, Iowa
Timothy Mitchell '82, Oakland Iowa
Tom Youngworth, Jr. '83, Overland Park, Kansas
Scott O'Neal '84, Crofton, Nebraska
Marion Brink '61 (posthumously), family will accept award on his behalf, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Harry Farley '74 (posthumously), family will accept award on his behalf, Lincoln, Nebraska

Greyhound Greats List .pdf

         Click pdf to print out the 2018 All-Class Reunion Schedule:

2018 Registration Form.pdf

THURSDAY - JULY 19

REUNION REGISTRATION
1-5 pm • Lobby  Best Western Kelly Inn

WELCOME!  Register for two-days of reunion events, tours and meals.  

YC STORE OPENS
1-5 pm  Lake Shore Room  Best Western Kelly Inn

Check out sales on YC collegiate Apparel, Souvenirs and Books!

YC OFFICE VISIT
2-4 pm  1801 Summit St., Door #9  North end of YHS

Watch for signs! 
See historic collection of college memorabilia, student yearbooks, Ward history and more. 
Donate your YC memorabilia!

MEET & GREET
5-7 pm • Minerva's • Light Snacks

Reunion Kick-Off!  All classes welcome!


FRIDAY - JULY 20

REUNION REGISTRATION
8 am - 5 pm  Lobby  Best Western Kelly Inn

WELCOME! Register for reunion events and meals.  


YC STORE OPEN
8 am - 5 pm  Lake Shore Room  Best Western Kelly Inn

Shop for YC collegiate Apparel, Souvenirs and Books!


CAMPUS TOUR
9 am  Yankton Federal Prison Camp  12th St. & Douglas

NEWS RELEASE, July 25, 2018  
IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
 Those wishing to take the tour must follow the requirement of a Background Check
 - a new FPC policy  for entry into a federal institution.
A "Check" form will be sent to those who are pre-registered by July 1 and not anytime after. 
Please read the instructions carefully when you receive the information. 
Thank you for your compliance if you wish to take the tour.  We appreciate your consideration.  We regret any inconvenience.
 A one-hour guided walking tour of former YC campus.

SCRAMBLE GOLF
Shot Gun Start  Hillcrest Country Club

Call Bill Bobzin for Tee Times (605) 661-0148.

YC OFFICE VISIT
11 am - 1 pm  1801 Summit St., Door #9 • North end of YHS

Watch for signs!  See Vintage T-Shirts, Greyhound memorabilia and more!

YC ALUMNI & EDUCATIONAL CENTER OPEN HOUSE
3-5 pm  Top floor of historic Mead Cultural Educational Center

82 Mickelson Drive - Entrance on Hwy 50 - Watch for signs.  Involves stairs.
Tour the progress and envision the future home of YC.  Light refreshments.  

CAST & CREW PARTY
6-10 pm  Room A  Best Western Kelly Inn

Hors d'oeuvres  Cash bar
Celebrating 50 years of drama memories!


GREYHOUND GREATS
5-9 pm  Jo Deans  Hwy 81
 
Hors d'oeuvres Cash bar
Recognizing Greyhound women and men athletes!

SATURDAY - JULY 21

REUNION REGISTRATION
9 am - 12 pm  Lobby  Best Western Kelly Inn

WELCOME 'last minute' arrivals to reunion events and meals. 
8 am - 10 am serving coffee and donuts in Chairman's Roon next to YC Store.


YC STORE OPEN
8 am - 5 pm  Lake Shore Room  Best Western Kelly Inn

Last chance for YC collegiate Apparel, Souvenirs and Books!

HALL of FAME LUNCHEON
11:30 am  Room C/D  Best Western Kelly Inn

Honoring YC alumni on their athletic achievements and careers!

HALL OF HONOR LUNCHEON
12 pm  Room A/B  Best Western Kelly Inn

Honoring YC alumni who have made a difference!

YC OFFICE VISIT
2-4 pm  1801 Summit St., Door #9  North end of YHS

See notable faculty artifacts - Carl Youngworth and more!

ALUMNI TALENT SHOW
3-4 pm  YC Alumni Hall • South end of YHS

Watch for signs!  Showcasing talented YC alumni!

Y-CLUB SOCIAL
3-4 pm 501 Regal Drive

Hosted by Coach & Mrs. Bill Bobzin  Welcome athletes and friends.  

REVIST. REUNITE. RELIVE. EVENING
5:30 - 9 pm Ballroom Best Western Kelly Inn

Social  Buffet  Cash Bar  Awards Ceremony  Entertainment



 
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  Hail! Yankton College!

Hail! Yankton College!
Noble and strong;
To thee, with loyal hearts
We raise our song;
Swelling to heaven loud,
Our praises ring!
Hail! Yankton College!
To thee we sing.


Hail! Yankton College!
Guide of our youth;
Lead thou thy children on
To light and truth;
Thee, when  death summons us
Others will praise!
Hail! Yankton College!
Through endless days. 
 


   
MISSION STATEMENT
Yankton College re-affirms its proud heritage by looking to the future 
to find new ways to further its support of a liberal arts philosophy; 
to develop moral and ethical character and the whole person; 
to support individuals to be successful in their chosen careers; 
and to instill the attitude that education is a life-long process.