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2023 ExCEL Award Recipients

Posted: Monday, February 6, 2023 - 2:09 PM

ExCel Award

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, leaders in their schools, and who demonstrate a strong commitment to community service. This award is sponsored by the League's corporate partner Wells Fargo. 

The ExCEL Award recipients are selected by an independent panel of judges from schools throughout Minnesota. 

Congratulations to the following 2023 ExCEL Award recipients:

Aaimah Khawaja – Lakeville North

Ada Jo Lee – Badger

Amelia Herold – Waconia

Andrew Amoah – Woodbury

Anjali Nambudiri – East Ridge

Brandon Sattler – Providence Academy

Brouke Brookins – St. Paul Highland Park

Calleigh Richards – Kasson Mantorville

Calia Chaney – Pequot Lakes

Chloe Aanenson – Mankato West

Cullen Santjer – Kasson Mantorville

Ella Johnson – Minneota

Ella Matzke – Lake City

Ellie Norvitch – Virginia

Emily Percival – Eastview

Greta Oldenkamp – Alexandria

Hannah Bernier – North Branch Area

Henry Cushman – Wabasha Kellogg

Kaleb Kim – Mankato East

Katelin Flack – Lake Crystal Wellcome

Kevin Casper – Wheaton

Kiernan Albertini – Providence Academy

Lucas Vasquez-Neigebauer – Waseca

Lyndsey Penegor - Watertown-Mayer

Mary Yang – St. Paul Washington

Mason Hoekenga – Eagan

Maxwell Rost – Minneota

Morgan Bellefeuille – Swanville

Nikhill Andrew – Eden Prairie

Owen Sommer – Lewiston-Altura

Paige Trebil – Eden Prairie

Paul Fasen – Monticello

Sean Fleming – Chisholm

Tahya Anderson – Mora

Titus Kvien – Roseau

These award winners are recognized during the Class AA Girls Basketball State Championship game. 

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