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'Community of Excellence' awards will honor staff members

Nominations are now open for the first One91 Community of Excellence Awards to honor employees in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.

Superintendent Joe Gothard said the purpose of the awards is to recognize the extraordinary contributions of One91 staff members who empower learning, energize achievement and embrace community to achieve the district’s mission of “Each Student Real-World Ready.”

“Every day in many ways, I’m impressed and inspired by staff members as they serve our students, families and community,” said Gothard.  “The One91 Community of Excellence Awards are a way to highlight the amazing work being done in this district.”

Nomination categories will include Collaboration and Partnership, Innovation, Community Engagement, Excellence in Educational Support, Teaching Excellence and Leadership in Action.

In addition, a Spirit of Excellence award will go to an individual or team that exemplifies the best of what the district seeks in its employees.

Students, parents, community members and colleagues are invited to submit nominations. Nominations are due by Friday, Feb. 19, and can be done online at Paper nomination forms are also available in schools and at the Welcome Center at Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway.

Selections will be made in March and recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony in April. For more information, contact Communications Director Ruth Dunn at or (952) 707-2020.

Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 11:01