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MSHSL ExCEL Award Recipients

December 2, 2021

The ExCEL Award - Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership – is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who show leadership qualities, and who work voluntarily in their community. 

Crookston Public School District is proud to announce our nominations for this award. Ethan Boll and Libby Salentine have been selected to represent Crookston in the ExCEL Award this year. 

Ethan Boll (Parents: Bryan & Melissa Boll) 

School Activities:  A Honor Roll, Leo Club Athletics: Football, Wrestling, Baseball, Track and Field Fine Arts:  Concert, Marching and Pep Band Community Service:  Church Apostle Leader, Youth Ministry National Leader, Altar Server, Youth Wrestling Coach.  

Libby Salentine (Parents: Dave & Emily Salentine) 

School Activities: A Honor Roll, Yearbook Staff, FFA Officer, Student Aide Athletics: Volleyball, Swimming, Basketball, Track and Field Community Service:  Church Youth Group Leader, Youth Volleyball Coach, Leo Club.  

Award recipients will be selected by an independent panel of judges from schools throughout Minnesota. Each recipient will be recognized on KSTC-TV (45TV) during the broadcast of the 2021 winter tournaments. They also will participate in an on-court award ceremony during the Class AA championship game of the Girls Basketball State Tournament in March. Award winners will be announced February 1, 2022 on the MSHSL website. 

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