Faribault Assistant Prinicpal Recognized As A ‘Star of Innovation’
Faribault High School Assistant Principal Joe Sage was recently recognized as a 'Star of Innovation' for his work with Faribault High School's THE NEST project, providing free essentials for students.
According to the social media post, the award is designed to recognize school leaders around the state of Minnesota for the development and support of an exemplary and innovative education program in their school. As part of the recognition, Mr. Sage received $100, which will go toward future projects in THE NEST.
The award is designed to recognize Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) member schools statewide for the development and support of an exemplary and innovative education program in their school-based upon the following criteria:
- Applicant must be a member of MASSP
- The degree to which the program demonstrates a positive impact on education and the advocacy of children
- Clear principal leadership in the development and/or implementation of this innovative program
- Creativity and imagination while bringing about positive school change
- How easily this program can be replicated at other schools
THE NEST brings students free access to clothing, toiletries, school supplies, dental services, and mental health support.
Other winning recipients of the 'Star of Innovation' award from the area are:
Century Middle School
Jason Bakke, Principal
Chatfield High School
Randy Paulson, Principal
Core Team Scheduling
Hayfield High School
Grant Klennert, Principal
Lakeville South High School
Dr. Dana Kelly, Assistant Principal
Waseca Jr/Sr High School
Jeanette Swanson, Principal
You can see the whole list of winners here.