VERMILLION, S.D. -- Senior Molly Mack was crowned Miss Dakota while Dzenan Berberovic, a senior contemporary media and journalism major, was named Mr. Dakota during Dakota Days Coronation activities on Tuesday, Sept. 29.
Mack of Redfield, S.D., is a business management major and was sponsored at coronation by Newman Center. Her activities are Kappa Alpha Theta, Pre-dental Club, Symphonic Band, Alpha Lambda Delta, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, SDSHAA Cheer Judge, Honors Program and pharmacy technician at Sanford Vermillion. Berberovic of Sioux Falls, S.D., is involved in Pi Kappa Alpha, Student Ambassadors and Dakotans at USD. His sponsoring organization was Dance Marathon.
Download a photo of Molly and Dzenan as Miss and Mr. Dakota.
Additional royalty for Dakota Days 2010 includes king candidates Alex Neukirch of Yankton, S.D., a psychology major; Kevin Cwach from Yankton, S.D., a biology major; economics and political science major Tim Carr of Lamoni, Iowa; Patrick Davis of Yankton, S.D., a physics major; Matthew Blake of Pierre, S.D., a history and political science major; and business marketing major Kyle Schoenfelder of Iroquois, S.D.; and queen candidates Elizabeth Falk of Aberdeen, S.D., a communication sciences and disorders major; Alexis Konstant of Spearfish, S.D., a marketing major; political science and health services administration major Chelsi Gunderson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Sarah Olson of Brandon, S.D., majoring in health services administration; Megan Peitzmeier of Omaha, Neb., an elementary education major; and Aleisia Gomez of Spearfish, S.D., a psychology major.
The theme for Dakota Days 2010, “REDVOLUTION,” is a play-on-words describing the evolution of USD’s curriculum and campus to Division I in academics and athletics. Additional activities planned for this weekend include the All Alumni Dinner and Award Presentations at 5 p.m., and the D-Days Downtown Bash at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1. The 96th annual Dakota Days parade and the homecoming football game at 2 p.m. against the University of North Dakota highlight events on Saturday, Oct. 2.