2003 Cooperative Observer Awards
2003 Thomas Jefferson Award Recipient
The Thomas Jefferson Award was presented to Allen Hellesund from Timber Lake South Dakota. Pictured from left to right are Bill Tallman, Meteorologist in Charge; Mr Allen Hellesund; and Glenn Nielsen, Hydrometeorological Technician. The ceremony was held at the Timber Lake Museum and attended by nearly the entire town.
2003 Holm Award Recipient
Representatives from the entire South Dakota Congressional Delegation were on hand to present Evelyn Quade of Wilmot, South Dakota with the John Campanious Holm Award. Pictured from left to right are Beth Smith from Senator Daschle’s office; Evelyn Quade; Sharon Stroschein from Senator Johnson’s office; and Judy Vrchota from Congressman Janklow’s office. The ceremony was held at the Aberdeen WFO.
2003 Service Award Recipients
Bradley and Roger Bauer of McIntosh SD, receive a 25 year length of service award. Glenn Nielsen, Hydrometeorological Technician at the National Weather Service in Aberdeen, SD presented the award at the Bauer’s farm located 6 miles southeast of McIntosh.