South Dakota’s first lady shares personal thoughts with BHSU students

SPEARFISH, S.D. – Touring the Black Hills State University campus Wednesday was South Dakota First Lady Linda Daugaard.

As a part of the BHSU Presidential Lecture Series, Daugaard shared her personal thoughts on life as the first lady and children in South Dakota.

Daugaard is a longtime advocate for children and families. Since becoming first lady in 2011, she has been committed to reducing infant mortality and promoting literacy among students.

“I read to my children when they were young, I read to my grandchildren all the time,” she said. “I just see their passion and their love for stories.”

Daugaard also spoke on the importance of immunizations for college-age students.

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