Sioux Falls Leader Named Juneteenth Grand Marshal

(Sioux Falls, SD) — Dr. Mark Blackburn is being chosen as this year’s grand marshal for Sioux Falls’ Juneteenth celebration. He has served as vice president of student affairs and dean of students at Augustana University. Dr. Blackburn also consults with organizations, businesses, and schools to offer professional development, strategic instruction, and oversight, according to Juneteenth Sioux Falls Incorporated. Previous grand marshals were Porter Williams and Harriet Yocum, selected for their service to the community.

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