Thank You For Your Crest Design

The USS SOUTH DAKOTA (SSN 790) Crest Contest is now closed. Thank you for your submissions. The Commissioning Committee received lots of fantastic design submissions from all ages. Three finalists have been selected within each class. In the coming weeks, the Commissioning Committee will reveal the USS South Dakota’s final crest design.

Elementary (K-5th grade)
Lynae Culverhouse
Judah Francis Gauer
Carter John Davis

Middle School (6th grade – 8th grade)
Danille Seymour
Christine Stoltenberg
Miranda Thorson

High School (9th grade – 12th grade)
Gaven Bowman
Michaela Faythe Herman
Caroline Horton

Open (All ages)
Amanda Mahlke
Brian Rotert
D. E. Mette

  Stay tuned for the announcement of winners!