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Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal. PAGE 1 October 20, 2016 School support staff honored at ceremony An event honoring those who work as of you dedicated, extraordinary individu- began his presentation by asking all 112 for being beautifulpeople." bus drivers, custodians, cooks, para-pro- als," said Belsheim. Some of the criteria to honorees to stand and be recognized for The event will once again be held at the fessionals, nurses and~he myriad of other be selected for this award are: their outstanding work. "You all play a role River's Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud jobs that it takes to keep schools run- . You go above and beyondyourrequired in a student's story about their education on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. This event is ning smoothly was held Wednesday, duties experience. Believe in the kids, believe in coordinated and sponsored by Resource Sept. 28, at the River's Edge Convention You portray a positive role model yourself." Training & Solutions. Resource is a regional Center, St. Cloud. In its sixth year, there You make a difference every day in the Jan Solarz, extended congratulations to service agency serving school districts in were 112 people who were honored from lives of students, staffand community the honorees from the Resource Board of Central Minnesota. 31 school districts. Belsheim also shared a story of a spe- Directors. She encouraged them to "brag Honorees from Eden Valley-Watkins "If there ever was a Grand Central cial bus driver who assisted her when she it up" tomorrow at school. You deserve the School District are: Station in a school, it has to be the front became ill on the bus ride home from recognition. June Kahlstorf office. The Support Staff in every school school. "I was a Kindergarten mess. And Awardees are nominated from their Sandy Mueller is the glue that holds the whole place I will never forget how he scooped me up school districts. They receive a plaque * Raymond G. Schoenherr together," said Mark Schmitz, Executive and carried me home. His act of kindness and a certificate signed by the Governor of Honorees from Kimball Area School Director of Resource Training & Solutions. is forever in my memory. I share this story Minnesota. District are: The presiding superintendent for the because there are so many students' lives Presiding superintendent Belsheim con- Jesse Lyons evening was Kathy Belsheim from Ogilvie you touch byknowing their name or simply cluded with this quote by author Mandy Patrick Mertens School District. "What a wonderful oppor- being the nice lunch lady," she said. Hale, "There is nothing more beautiful tunity to celebrate people! ! am truly privi- The keynote address by Mike Schmidt, than someone who goes out of their way to leged to be here, sharing in the recognition principal from Staples-MotleyHigh School, make life beautiful for others. Thank you Resource Training and Solutions held a banquet for support staff at local schools. Pictured are Among the 112 honorees Sept. 28 were Raymond Schoenherr, Sandy Mueller, and June Kahlstorf, Kimball Elementary principal Keri Johnson, Jesse Lyons, Patrick Mertens, and Mark Schmitz. pictured with Resource Training and Solutions Mark Schmitz. Submitted photos. : .17 The World Dairy Expo is held in Madison, Wis., Senior 3-year old Jersey cow and took thirt-place at the Alliant Energy Center each October. It's the Juniorin class International meeting place for the dairy industry. Jersey milking yearling took second place unior Oct 3-7, 2016, was the 50th Anniversary of the WDE. in class Arnie, Ashley andAndy Gruenes, children of Arnie Spring Yearling Red and White heifer tool sixth and Kris Gruenes exhibited there, place Junior in class Arnie's cow "Korie" won first place of the 125,000 Andy exhibited two animals: production class, and went on to be the Reserve Jersey Summer yearling and Senior Champion Female of the Junior Show. Junior in class Ashley exhibited four animals: Spring Yearling Red and White Spring Yearling holstein heifer and took third 5th place Junior in class place Junior in class took 4th place Heifer and took Andy Gruenes with his Summer Yearling Jersey Rosebud Exciting Rumor. Submitted photo. fourth place junior in class Arnie Gruenes Jr. with his 125,000 # production cow (10 years old) Cbland Advent Korie Red-ET won first place in class and Reserve Senior Chanpion Female of the Junior Show. Submitted photo. Ashley Gruenes with her Jersey milking yearling won Woodmohr Dynasty. Submitted photo. second Junior in class