Private and Independent Education Awards

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Woulfe Alumni Hall
Anderson Student Center

The University of St. Thomas ~ St. Paul

Registration & social hour: 4:00 - 4:45 PM
Dinner & awards: 4:45 - 7:00 PM 


Click here to view the 2016 Event Program

Award winners and Honor Teacher nominees

have been announced!




(Free for award recipients and their designated guests)

> $40 per guest

> $300 for a school-sponsored table of eight

> $1,000 for corporate/community table sponsorships



Award Winners & Finalists


Behind the Scenes

Marion Sandfort ~ Calvin Christian School

Community Champion

Jack and Mary Ann Remick ~ Rochester Catholic Schools


Project Based Learning ~ New Life Academy

Leadership K-8

Jane Nordin ~ Saint Joseph's School


Leadership 9-12

 Cade Lambert ~ New Life Academy

Honor Teacher Finalists: K-8

Diane LaBeau ~ Risen Christ Catholic School

Erin McBurney ~ Annunciation Catholic School

Krista Welle ~ St. Pascal Baylon School

Honor Teacher Finalists: 9-12

David Pearson ~ DeLaSalle High School

Ned Thompson ~ Totino-Grace High School

Kate Woolever Martinez ~ St. Paul Preparatory School



STEM Grant Awardees


Thank you to our STEM Program Sponsors


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Innovation Grants

Academy of Whole Learning

Heritage Christian Academy

Loyola High School

Maternity of Mary - St. Andrew's School

Most Holy Redeemer School

New Life Academy

Our Lady of Peace School

St. Croix Catholic School

St. Croix Montessori School 

St. Joseph's School (West St. Paul)

St. Mark's School (St. Paul)

St. Mary's School (Owatonna)
St. Mary's School (Sleepy Eye)

St. Pascal Baylon School

St. Paul Preparatory School

Southwest Christian High School

Winona Area Catholic Schools

West Lutheran High School


Starter Grants

Christian Heritage Academy

Faithful Shepherd Catholic School

Legacy Christian Academy

Magnuson Christian School

Our Savior Lutheran School

Risen Christ Catholic School

St. Alphonsus School

St. John's Lutheran School (Lake City)

St. Odilia School

Sustainability Grants 

Academy of Whole Learning

Hill-Murray High School

New Life Academy

St. Jude of the Lake School

Totino-Grace High School

The Way of the Shepherd Montessori School




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Mark and Jane Chronister

Tom and Julie Hurley

Doug and Laura Jaeger

Josh and Sue Killian

Charles and Mary Killian

Kevin and Teri McCloughan

Michael and Mary Partington

Marshall and Michele Skare


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