Contact: Charlene Briner, 612.582.1145, Charlene.Briner@state.mn.us
SAINT PAUL – This Friday, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will take part in one of Minnesota’s favorite pastimes by attending the Class A Minnesota State High School League’s Girl’s Hockey Semi-Final game between South Saint Paul and Warroad High Schools. Commissioner Cassellius will join South Saint Paul Superintendent Dave Webb and Warroad Superintendent Craig Oftedahl for the game, and has pledged to remain impartial toward both teams.
An avid hockey fan and power forward, Commissioner Cassellius currently plays in the Women’s Hockey Association of Minnesota League for the team Penalty Box.
WHO: MDE Commissioner Brenda Cassellius
WHAT: South Saint Paul High School vs. Warroad High School Class A Minnesota State High School League Girl’s Hockey Semi-Final Game
WHERE: Xcel Center, 199 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102
WHEN: Friday, February 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.