St. Joseph individuals and organizations were recently recognized during the St. Cloud school district Board of Education Partners In Education Awards at the Great River Regional Library in St. Cloud. In it’s ninth year, the awards recognized the contributions of individuals and organizations that support St. Cloud schools and students. Partners in Education Awards honor individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to public education and student success.
Partner Volunteer awards were given to Amy Hiltner, Mimi Murphy and “Nellie” (service dog), at Kennedy Community School.
Partner Organization awards were given to Kennedy Parent Teacher Association, Heidi Everett and Nicole Foelkerts.
This year, a new Distinguished Civic Award was also presented by the Board of Education and Superintendent Willie Jett to the city of St. Cloud, accepted by Mayor Dave Kleis in recognition of city and school partnership.