There were 29 nominations for the 2015 John Coskran Volunteer Awards in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 and six individuals were selected to receive it.
Sharon Shelerud, a social studies teacher at Metcalf Junior High in Burnsville, is a 2015 recipient of the K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education.
Two extraordinary student volunteers were recently named local honorees to represent Burnsville High School for the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
Metcalf Junior High language arts teacher (and Burnsville High School alumnus) Steven Orth received a surprise visit from WCCO-TV reporter Kim Johnson this week as a station nominated him as an "Excellent Educator." The station praised his ability to connect with students and provide meaningful advice about more than just language arts.
For the 26th consecutive year, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 has received an award for financial reporting from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International.
The comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) award is considered to be the gold standard and the highest recognition for school district financial operations. It is only conferred to school districts that have met or exceeded the standards of the program.
Bjorn Anderson and Bobby Griffiths from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have been named TIES 2014 Exceptional Teachers and will be honored during the TIES Education Technology Conference in December.