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Kaia Fitzgerald and Chet Carlson have been chosen to participate in the 2013 Minnesota State 4-5-6 Children's Honor Choir, sponsored by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota. Kaia and Chet were selected as two of the outstanding young Minnesota choral musicians from hundreds of applicants. The Honor Choir will rehearse Friday, November 22 at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi with a 5:30 pm public performance. Congratulations to Kaia and Chet on this outstanding achievement!
Roseville Teacher Honored as MTEEA Teacher of the Year, Department Earns Top Honor
ROSEVILLE, MN— The Minnesota Technology and Engineering Educators Association (MTEEA) has named Roseville Area High School instructor Peggy Finnegan as Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made at MTEEA's annual banquet on Friday, September 27, 2013.
A leader and staff mentor in the world of online learning, Finnegan has taught both Photography and Graphic Design at Roseville Area High School since 1998.
“The teacher of the Year award, without a doubt, is representative of every member of the Roseville Industrial Technology Department teaching staff,” said Finnegan. “It is each teacher's contribution to this department that makes our program outstanding and relevant to the needs of students and industry.“
MTEEA also awarded the RAHS Industrial Technology Department the Program of Excellence Award.
“We are honored to be recognized by our peers as Distinguished Program of the year” said Finnegan.“ This honor was also possible because of the positive program support from our administration, school board, and community.”
By receiving this prestigious award the RAHS Industrial Technology Department will now be eligible for the Program Excellence Award by the International Technology Education Association (ITEA). The award for the national program of the year will be awarded in March 2014, in Orlando, Florida.
Roseville Area High School has been known for years to have a notably progressive Industrial Technology program. Its hands-on approach to learning is extremely popular among students at the high school. Main areas of study include: Media Arts (Graphics, Photography, Graphic Design), Computer Aided Design, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Woods, Small Engines, and Auto Mechanics. In those areas, 35 different classes offered. Students learn everything from basic concepts to being college and career ready. Members of the department include: Jeff Davies, Peggy Finnegan, Brian Hoag, Jacob Krautkremer, Todd Lieser and Ken Sopcinski.
RAHS National Merit Semifinalists Named
Five Roseville Area High School students have been named National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. They are among 16,000 other semifinalists from across the nation. Making the announcement on September 16, RAHS Principal Jenny Loeck said, “We are so proud to have these five outstanding students represent Roseville Area High School as National Merit Semifinalists. Our students continue a tradition of excellence that our school and District are renown for.”
Front Row (l-r): Chloe Boehm, Kelsey Porter, and Kendra Bergstedt.
Back Row (l-r): Alexander Valois and David Pellegrini.