State of South Dakota  


Introduced by:    Senators Frerichs, Begalka, Jones, Lucas, Omdahl, Tidemann, and Welke and Representatives Hawley, Munsterman, Peterson, and Tyler

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Helen Graslie for her years of service for the South Dakota State University chapter of the Alpha Gamma Rho men's agricultural fraternity.

    WHEREAS, Helen Graslie has served as the cook for the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity at SDSU for twenty-three years; and

    WHEREAS, Helen Graslie looked after all the members of the fraternity as if they were her own family, helping make the house a second home for the men; and

    WHEREAS, Mrs. Graslie is a long-standing resident of White, South Dakota; and

    WHEREAS, while Helen Graslie retired in the spring 2012, her example as an extraordinary person will leave forever a lasting impression on all the students that she has influenced:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-Eighth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature commends and honors Helen Graslie for her contributions to the Alpha Rho fraternity at South Dakota State University. Her commitment, love, and inspiration forever will be a part of the lives of those with whom she interacts.