Alumni & Foundation


11th Annual 2018 MTI Golf Tournament

The eleventh annual Mitchell Technical Institute Alumni Association Golf Tournament was:

Monday - September 17, 2018
Lakeview Golf Course

Our major sponsors this year were: Basin Electric, East River Electric and Black Hills Energy.

Other supporting scholarship, prize and food donors included:

  • Rushmore Electric
  • Sioux Valley Energy – Tim McCarthy
  • Culver’s
  • CorTrust Bank 
  • County Fair Foods
  • Pepsi
  • Trail King – Gene Astolfi
  • Tom Clark
  • Jacquelyn Johnson – Dice Financial
  • Rod Bowar – Kennebec Telephone
  • Doug Eidahl – Vantage Point Solutions
  • SDREA*
  • Avera QOP*
  • Great Western Bank*
  • Patzer Woodworking*
  • Cubby’s*
  • Dakota Pump – Jim Sebert *
  • Tona Rozum*
  • Bob Devine – Johnson Controls*
  • David Kayser – Area Farmer*
  • Jeff Nelson – Retired East River*
  • Mike Sprang – J.H. Larson*

*Many community businesses provided gift coupons and certificates

Hole Sponsors were: Dakota Pump, East River Electric, J.H. Larson, Muth Electric, Central Electric, Dusty Johnson, Golden West Technologies, Johnson Controls, First National Bank SD, Mitchell Telecom, Platte Livestock and Trail King.

Due to the generosity of those mentioned above, the MTI Alumni Association was able to give away 20 – $500 scholarships in a random drawing! Winners were:

  • Reed Baan Hoffman – Progressive Welding
  • Heath Bullington – Precision Ag
  • Aaron Elijah – ECM
  • Tucker Hawley – ECM
  • Judd King – Accounting/BM
  • Michael Klaudt – Agronomy
  • Owen London – ADBC
  • Riley McFadden – Wind Turbine Tech.
  • Colt Moyer – Power Line
  • Devon Munsen – ADBC
  • Caleb Phillips – Diesel Power
  • Mason Pickett – Heating & Cooling Tech.
  • Justus Reidburn – ECM
  • Koby Schild – ECM
  • Logan Schiltz – ECM
  • Cole Staloch – Power Line
  • Austin Sumption – Precision Ag 
  • Jeff Tuttle – IST
  • Dylan Wilbur – Precision Ag
  • Scott Zollner – ECM

In addition, the spirit of celebrating MTI’s 50th Anniversary, the above mentioned donors and the MTI Alumni Association provided the funding to give each remaining student golfer a $150 scholarship!

Those students include: Austin Aalbers, Grant Aberle, Seth Andersen, Reed Ashmore, Tyrel Baker, Connor Bartz, Joshua Bernard, Aislyn Bortnem, Blaine Bottolfson, Oakley Denne, Russell Duley, Derrek Eagle, Jasmine Feldhaus, Wiley Heath, Morgan Hurlburt, Hunter Johnson, Seth Kirsch, Kody Kracht, Dylan Kuyper, Nathan Lahue, Nick Lingwall, Lane Meeks, Dylan Mohnen, Nathan Nelson, Peyton Nelson, Ethan Ness, Skylar Nieman, Justin Oberlander, Shaun Snedeker, Chase Palo, Matt Pearson, Joey Poppens, Zach Rucktaeschel, Trevor Ryan, Samantha Schumacher, Jimmy Schuurmans, Brody Sombke, Gabe Suchor, Taylen Trisco, Connor Wendland, Garrett Wessel, Nathan Werdel, Bryce Williams, Matt Williams, Cody Zephier and Zane Zilverberg.

Tournament winners were:

  • Kody Kracht and Nathan Werdel with a score of 34
  • Josh Lawson and Rev. Barry Reuwsatt a score of 34

Special thanks to the following for helping gather donations, haul and sack groceries, register participants, and a myriad of other necessary jobs that needed to be completed:

  • Stephanie Friesen
  • Doug Greenway
  • Janet Greenway
  • Liz Kitchens
  • Mike Sprang
  • Tyler Kostrzewski

Next year the tournament is scheduled for September 23, 2019.

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