DCTC Takes It to the Races

Five students win $500 scholarships

On Thursday, Aug. 29, Dakota County Technical College hosted “Scholarship in a Haystack” at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minn. Despite the scorching 90 degree temp and heavy Minnesota humidity, 20 students jumped into the scratchy, dry haystack. Five golden horseshoes were hidden in the haystack, each worth a $500 scholarship, courtesy of Canterbury Park—and all five were found.

The event was open to all DCTC students and their families. It was a fun and free celebration to kick off the start of fall semester.

Scholarship winners:
Rachel Terpening | Supervisory Management
Dawn Burtman | Early Childhood & Youth Development
Chase Bartels | Individualized Studies
Gretchen Haugan | Practical Nursing
Melissa Braun | Supervisory Management

Scholarship in a Haystack Photo Gallery


For more information about the Student Celebration at Canterbury Park, contact:
  • Renee Johnson
    Director of Marketing & Public Relations