Beresford Students Win Numerous Awards at the South Dakota Literacy Association State Contests

Each year the Vermillion Valley Council of the South Dakota Literacy Association (SDLA) participates in the following literacy contests:  Young Authors’ Extravaganza, Poetry Cabaret, Young Illustrators’ Extravaganza, and Reading Challenge.  Numerous  entries from Beresford students were selected from among entries submitted by area schools to represent the SDLA-Vermillion Valley Council at the state competition.  The following  Beresford students were winners in the state-wide South Dakota Literacy Association Literacy Contests.  These students were recognized at the SDLA-Vermillion Valley Council’s Awards Night on April 29, 2019. 

South Dakota Literacy Association State Contest Winners


Young Illustrators Contest

Kaylen Hoffbeck-Gr. 12

Hannah Josko-Gr. 11

Gabrielle Engbarth-Gr. 10


Poetry Cabaret

Christian Mayberry-Gr. 9

Ashtyn Kogel-Gr. 9

Ashleigh Colford-Gr. 10

Leonela Perez Garcia-Gr. 10

Amanda Schroeder-Gr. 10

Stevie Lee Miller-Gr. 11

Hannah Josko-Gr. 11

Kaylen Hoffbeck-Gr. 12

Stephanie Jensen-Gr. 12

Carli Johnke-Gr. 12

Young Authors

Kadison Satter-Gr. 12

Aubrey Twedt-Gr. 12

Jackson Heiberger-Gr.11

Ty Regehr-Gr. 10

Laura Bogue-Gr. 10

Lucy Farley-Gr.9

Brody Andrews-Gr. 5


Reading Challenge

Sadie Huot-Gr. 12

Stephanie Jensen-Gr. 12

Carli Johnke-Gr. 12

Jackson Heiberger-Gr. 11

Lucy Farley-Gr. 9

Christian Mayberry-Gr. 9

Dylan Stenen-Gr. 9

Ella Merriman-Gr. 5

Abigail Cahoon-Gr. 2


Congratulations to all of you on your academic and state accomplishments!