Dr. Loren and Mrs. Mavis Amundson donated, for display in the Wegner Center, two artifacts that are rich in history. In 1954, the University of South Dakota School of Medicine awarded the inaugural Price Scholarship Award in Anatomy to Loren Amundson. With the award came two book ends representing Louis Pasteur and Hippocrates. Dr. and Mrs. Amundson have now donated the award to the Wegner Center.
The Amundsons also thought it fitting to donate a nineteenth-century basin that sat alongside the Price Award in their home. Dr. Amundson’s great grandmother, Anna Johnson Benson, brought the basin from Eldsberga, Sweden to the United States.
The Wegner Center Board of Directors and staff deeply appreciate Dr. and Mrs. Amundson’s gift and their ongoing interest in the Wegner Center and its work.