SWC dormitory dedicated in honor of Dr. Elden Lawrence


SWC DORM DEDICATION--On Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 the Sisseton Wahpeton College dedicated their new dormitory in the name of this late Dr. Elden Lawrence. Dr. Lawrence was the college president. Pictured above is SWC President Lane Azure addressing the crowd at the ceremony for the new co-ed dorms. Picture below are Dr. Lawrence’s children (left to right) Debbie Anderson and Derrick Lawrence. They talked about their father and what he meant to them and to this community. ~ Courier Photos

On Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 honor. at 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon, a crowd gathered on the south side of the college to dedicate their new co-ed dormitory to the late Dr. Elden Lawrence. The dorm was named in his Honor.

Morgan Redday opened the ceremony with a prayer and Kaleb Brushbreaker gave on honor song. SWC President Lane Azure gave his opening remarks followed by the Board of Trustee representative, Nicholas Blaske, Sisseton Area Chamber of Commerce director, Lawrence’s children, Debbie Anderson and Derrick Lawrence, who also cut the ribbon.

A Social Hour was held for attendees to view Lawrence’s works and have refreshments. For more on this story and many more please purchase a copy of the Sisseton Courier on news stands now or purchase a copy of the E-edtion on this website..

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