Pierz names student ExCEL winners
PIERZ -- Pierz Healy High School recently announced juniors Ellie Fischer and Landon Schomer as its 2019-20 ExCEL winners.
Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League, ExCEL -- standing for Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership -- is a recognition program designed for Minnesota high school juniors. Students who are active in fine arts and/or athletic activities, who show leadership qualities and who are model citizens in their community are eligible for the award. ExCEL Award recipients are selected through a multi-level process that involves league member schools and an independent panel of judges from schools throughout Minnesota.
Fischer is the daughter of Shawn and Beth Fischer and is involved in volleyball, dance, golf, choir, jazz choir, fall musical, spring play, One ACT play, speech, Minnesota Honor Society, Knowledge Bowl, Peer Helping, Where Everyone Belongs, yearbook and Spanish Club.
Schomer is the son of Howie and Kelly Schomer and is involved in cross-country, basketball, track, choir, jazz choir, band, pit band, speech, Knowledge Bowl, MHS, Business Professionals of America and Peer Helping.