Fouberg to be inducted into South Dakota Hall of Fame

ABERDEEN, S.D. ( – Glenna Fouberg of Aberdeen will be inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame this year.

Known as “Mrs. Education,” she was committed to helping students on the margins of the state’s education system, according to information from the hall of fame.

A longtime educator, she was named the state’s teacher of the year in 1994. She served 19 years on the South Dakota Board of regents, including four as president. In Aberdeen, she was director of the Alternative Learning Center.

Earlier this year, she was announced as a 2020 inductee into the Central High School Hall of Fame.

Other state hall inductees this year include Mike Cartney, president of Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown; South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Director David Gier; former state Sen. Bernie Hunhoff, D-Yankton; former South Dakota Secretary of Health Kitty Kinsman; Rural America Initiatives Executive Director Bruce Long Fox; South Dakota News Watch co-founder Jack Marsh; philanthropist Walter Panzirer; former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler, R-S.D.; and suffragist Mamie Pyle.

Ceremonies will be Sept. 11-12 in Chamberlain.