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DWU announces newest member of board

Ken Ketel, of Rapid City, is the newest member of the Dakota Wesleyan University board of trustees. Ketel was born in Stickney and graduated from Stickney High School. He received his bachelor of arts degree in music education from DWU in 1962. H...

Ken Ketel, of Rapid City, is the newest member of the Dakota Wesleyan University board of trustees.

Ketel was born in Stickney and graduated from Stickney High School. He received his bachelor of arts degree in music education from DWU in 1962. He went on to obtain his master's degree from the University of Oregon in 1966.

He was an instrumental music teacher at Klamath County Schools in Klamath Falls, Oregon, before moving back to South Dakota.

Ketel was the choral director for Rapid City Central High School for 10 years, and then went on as a managing partner in Timberline Corporation, which specializes in the manufacturing and application of ceramic and glass decals for the souvenir industry. He retired in 2012.

He has been the music director for the First United Methodist Church in Rapid City since 1970 and is also current president of the Black Hills Symphony board of directors.

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