Special Thanks

  • Todd Knutson, President/CEO South Dakota Hall of Fame - It was Todd's vision to create this project and to inspire students as they learn about the qualities and traits that have helped the inductees of the South Dakota Hall of Fame achieve success. 
  • South Dakota Department of Education - Thank you to the SD Department of Education for their grant to fund this project.
  • Van and Barb Fishback - Thank you to Van and Barb for their help in funding this educational project for South Dakota students.
  • Camelot Team - The team of teachers who created the content of this project are from Camelot Intermediate School in Brookings, South Dakota.  The team devoted much time and effort to put together a curriculum that engages students in interactive ways as they learn about some of our state's accomplished citizens.  The team includes:
    • Susan Turnipseed - Director
    • Julie Croymans
    • Kathy DeKraai
    • Erika Drawdy
    • Jan Parmely
    • Mary Ruane
  • First and Ten Design - Mark Hansen provided the design for South Dakota Legends and Learning. 
  • Gage e-Services
  • Student Narrators 
    • Jack Ackman - 5th grade student
    • Ainsley Powers- 5th grade student
  • Cami Powers - Cami and Brookings Radio in Brookings, South Dakota produced the narrations for the biographies.