More than 30 local students were recognized Dec. 11 for their standout achievements at the Star Student Awards presented by the Business Education Partnership Committee of North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce. Representatives from local businesses, high schools and the community-at-large participate in the committee, who select the award recipients.
Students from Brooklyn Center, Maple Grove Senior, Osseo Senior and Park Center Senior High Schools and the Osseo Area Learning Center were recognized.
Juniors and seniors were recognized for their outstanding achievements in the one of following areas: Career Advancement, Employment and Volunteerism. Students were nominated and selected based on their applications and letter of recommendations. The following awards were handed out:
This award recognizes career exploration through job shadowing, internships, or externships. Recipients include:
• Maple Grove Senior High: Casey Autey and Anna Bushen
• Osseo Senior High: Nicholas Holien, David Jedynak and Nancy Lira-Hernandez
• Park Center Senior High: Jah Ia Yang
• Brooklyn Center Senior High: Tshura Holmes
This award recognizes a student’s success in his or her work experience. Recipients include:
• Maple Grove Senior High: Noah Lindgren and Carmen Tso
• Osseo Senior High: Ryan Lynch
• Park Center Senior High: Nathaniel Akouete, Minh-Chi Danh Le, Marissa Scarborough and Pazong Thor
• Brooklyn Center Senior High: Martin Luna-Martinez
• Osseo Area Learning Center: Albin Voinarousky.
This award recognizes volunteer efforts of a student in their school and community. Recipients include:
• Maple Grove Senior High: Baillie Frizell, Hanna Hempe and Olivia Trudeau
• Osseo Senior High: Oluwatoyosi Arogbokun, Ruth Atinda, Thomas Dicovich, Tasha Feigh, Austin Rohach, Tiffany Slater and Touria Techam
• Park Center Senior High: Michael Antolak, M. Adil Khalid Chaudhry, Kai Hui, Thu Tuyet Thi Nguyen, Alexi Peterson and Kaitlin Ruth
• Brooklyn Center Senior High: Jennifer Erickson
• Osseo Area Learning Center: Vica Potter