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GUEST COLUMN: Inspiring our future leaders


We pride ourselves on ensuring every student in Brainerd public schools receives the educational foundation, rigor, and support he or she needs to be academically successful. But what is success? Realistically, we aren’t just nurturing good students. We are inspiring future adults who will someday lead our community. While success can be viewed through many lenses, it’s how we prepare our students for their future that counts.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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