Private and Independent Education Awards

2015 Education Awards

Thank you for celebrating with us!

View this year's Award Booklet

View this year's pictures

See a list of 2015 Recipients below

Sunday, April 26, 2015

4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall

Anderson Student Center

The University of St. Thomas

St. Paul campus


Presenting Sponsor

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Premier Sponsors



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Table Sponsors

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Congratulations 2015 Award Recipients

Watch the YouTube honoree videos

K-8 Honor Teacher

Mark Kenney, St. Charles Borromeo School (Minneapolis)

 9-12 Honor Teachers

Jim Parlin, Pacelli Catholic Schools (Austin)
Nancy Stockhaus, Benilde-St. Margaret's (St. Louis Park)


Honor Teacher Finalists

Twyla Beyers, Legacy Christian Academy (Andover)
Andrea Hahm, Trinity Lutheran School (Belle Plaine)
Peter Horton, Cotter Schools (Winona)
Mark Kenney, St. Charles Borromeo School (Minneapolis)
Jim Parlin, Pacelli Catholic Schools (Austin)
Nancy Stockhaus, Benilde-St. Margaret's (St. Louis Park)


Story Award Winners

Against All Odds

Adela Alvarez, Mayer Lutheran High School (Mayer)

Behind The Scenes

Maureen Soller, Risen Christ School (Minneapolis)

Community Champion

Going Out Program, Sunny Hollow Montessori (St. Paul)


Digital Citizenship Program, Minnehaha Academy (Minneapolis)



STEM Grant Recipients

Innovation Grants

Academy of Holy Angels (Richfield)

Academy of Whole Learning (St. Louis Park)

Benilde-St. Margaret's (St. Louis Park)

Bethany Academy (Bloomington)

City of Lakes Waldorf School (Minneapolis)

Concordia Academy (Roseville)

Highland Catholic School (St. Paul)

Hill-Murray School (Maplewood)

Mayer Lutheran High School (Mayer)

Minnehaha Academy (Minneapolis)

St. Charles Borromeo School (Minneapolis)

St. Jude of the Lake School (Mahtomedi)

Sunny Hollow Montessori (St. Paul)

Winona Area Catholic Schools (Winona)


Starter Grants

Heritage Christian Academy (Maple Grove)

John Ireland School (St. Peter)

Maternity of Mary - St. Andrew School (St. Paul)

New Life Academy (Woodbury)

St. John the Baptist Catholic School (Savage)


Sustainability Grants

Cotter Schools (Winona)

St. Anastasia School (Hutchinson)


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