Left to Right: Jim and Jo Dornbusch (parents of Jill Mincheff), Tyler Sievert, Emma Bergman, Katie Mincheff (daughter of Jill Mincheff), Carlos Mincheff (husband of Jill Mincheff), Brandon Schimming, and Jeff Dornbusch, Board President and brother of Jill Mincheff.
The Benton-Carroll-Salem Board of Education met for its regular business meeting on June 24. The meeting opened with a special recognition of the 2014-2015 Jill L. Mincheff Rocket Pride Sportsmanship and Integrity Award winners. The three winners were: Fall, 2014-Tyler Sievert; winter, 2015-Emma Bergman; and Spring 2015-Brandon Schimming. The three winners of this very special award, Tyler Sievert, Emma Bergman, and Brandon Schimming, made very moving and insightful remarks about what the award meant to them. In attendance were families of these students along with the family of Jill L. Mincheff.