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and her brother both attended YC on track scholarships. She recalls experiencing some culture shock as the only girl on the track team and is sure the experience was also a bit awkward for the guys on the team. Her triple major in Biological Science, Physical Education and Education provided her the opportunity to spend numerous hours in class and labs. She explains that the science labs and many physical education classes required two hours of contact time per credit hour and that the three majors she chose required her to take many classes, leaving no room for any electives. Lehrman, a native of Westside, Iowa now residing in Spencer, SD knew that she wanted to attend the school on her first visit. Awarded a Presidential Scholarship, she attended YC from the fall of 1975 to the spring of 1979 and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology. She favored several chemistry classes led by Dr. Arthur Schultz, a professor who served also has her advisor, and commented that he is one of the best teachers she’s ever had. She recalls that it was hard for her to focus during her least favorite class, Speech, as it was held after lunch in the spring semester and she was tempted to lounge at the town’s beautiful lake when the temperatures started to rise. She has several memories of homecoming contests held at that same lake. Schiferl, a Lake Andes, SD native, graduated from YC in 1981 with a double major in business management and administration with a minor in vocal music. Originally attending two years at the University of South Dakota at Springfield, (which has since become home to the Mike Durfee State Prison), she desired to continue college to obtain her bachelor’s degree in business with a minor in music and mentions how she was one of few that graduated from two “prisons.” The music conservatory and her talented mentors share a special place in Schiferl’s collection of memories. She admired Lewis Hamvas for his musical brilliance and leadership with music theory, Floyd Mcclain, a vYANKTON COLLEGE continued on page 16 Let Your Home Reflect Your Style! FREE In-Home Design Consultation With Our Professional Designers 2401 Broadway, Yankton • 605-665-3719 • slumberland.com Monday-Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday Noon-6pm HERVOICEvJULY/AUGUST 2018v15

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