The Beresford School District, Watchdog Foundation, Beresford Area Arts, and Beresford Athletic Booster Club are proud to announce Mr. Marvin Wastell for induction into our Watchdog Hall of Fame. Mr. Wastell is a 1959 Beresford High School graduate. Mr. Wastell’s journey has intertwined agriculture, business, leadership, stewardship, and innovation. Marvin and Connie Wastell launched Gro Master as a feed formulation company in 1982. Along the way, Mr. Wastell has continued to remember his roots by giving his time and efforts to the South Dakota Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization. Mr. Wastell’s experiences have taken him around the world. The Hall of Fame is honored to welcome him back home. Join us Saturday, September 17, 2022, to learn more about Mr. Wastell’s journey into the Watchdog Hall of Fame. Mr. Wastell will be inducted under the Academics/Achievement pillar. 

Please save the date for our fifth Watchdog Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Our Hall of Fame event will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Bridges of Beresford. The ceremony is open to the public and will begin at 7:00 p.m. Before the ceremony, consider joining us for a catered meal at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending the banquet, please contact Dustin Degen by email (, phone (605-763-4293), or mail (301 West Maple Street, Beresford, SD 57004) for ticket prices and availability. Stay tuned for additional updates and biographical information regarding our inductees and the upcoming Watchdog Hall of Fame event.