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Herrick woman receives journalism scholarship

Cristina Drey, senior at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, and a Herrick native, has been awarded the 2014 David Kranz-Argus Leader Media Journalism Scholarship.

Drey is a journalism and English major, and is the news editor of The Volante, USD's student newspaper. She previously served as the publication's photo editor.

The $2,000 scholarship honors David Kranz, longtime journalist who worked as a reporter, columnist and editor for more than 40 years at newspapers in Minnesota and South Dakota.

The David Kranz-Argus Leader Media Journalism Scholarship is awarded annually to a South Dakota student studying journalism at one of the state's colleges or universities.