SENATE COMMEMORATION NO. 16
Introduced by: Senators Frerichs, Begalka, Bradford, Gray, Juhnke, Krebs, Olson (Russell),
Rhoden, Sutton, and Tidemann and Representatives Wismer, Brunner,
Dennert, Fargen, Feinstein, Olson (Betty), Sigdestad, Street, Turbiville, and
A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota,
as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo South Dakota crown.
WHEREAS, Courtney Peterson has shown unshakable determination for many years, showing
dedication to her family, her church, and her community as a whole, while continuously pursuing
excellence in all areas of competitive rodeo pageantry and many various endeavors in her young and
decorated life; and
WHEREAS, Courtney found great success as a student at South Dakota State University where
she was involved in the Admissions Ambassador program, SF Briggs Student Organization, and
Golden Key International Honor Society, and served as president of the National Postsecondary
Agricultural Student Organization; and
WHEREAS, Courtney has distinguished herself as a rodeo queen in South Dakota's official state
sport, and as such, she has consistently fulfilled her honorary role as an ambassador for the state of
South Dakota all over the United States; and
WHEREAS, Courtney continues to expand her horizons through study at South Dakota State
University where she is currently pursuing a master's degree in agricultural economics:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-seventh Legislature of the
State of South Dakota, that Courtney Peterson be recognized and congratulated on her many
achievements in rodeo and most notably her recent achievement of being crowned as 2012 Miss
Rodeo South Dakota.
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