Scholarship Winners Announced

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. of Sioux Falls (SME) announces the winners of the 2017 scholarship competition. Four finalists are selected to compete in a sales role-play to determine the amount of their scholarship. Points are awarded based on creativity, presentation skills, interaction skills, knowledge of the product or service, sales and persuasion, and ability to respond to questions and objections.

Taking first place and earning $2500 was JiYoung Hur, University of South Dakota. Second place and $2000 was awarded to Cierra Schneider, Dakota Wesleyan University. Honorable mentions and $1000 were awarded to Dalton Cox, South Dakota State University and Emilee Shostrom, University of South Dakota.

SME has awarded over $188,000 in scholarships since 1990.

About Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. of Sioux Falls (SME)

SME is the premier organization for developing and sustaining a driven and influential force of leaders in our community, and continuously provides our elite membership with networking opportunities and world-class education thus giving them “an edge to their success®”.    SME members include CEOs, marketing managers, sales managers and other senior executives who contribute to the advancement of sales and marketing management.  More information about Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. is available at www.smesiouxfalls.org.