Pierz school announces its ExCEL winners
PIERZ--Pierz Healy High School recently announced juniors Katie Schaefer and Peter Schommer as its 2018-19 ExCEL winners. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League, ExCEL--standing for Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership--...
PIERZ-Pierz Healy High School recently announced juniors Katie Schaefer and Peter Schommer as its 2018-19 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.
Schaefer, the daughter of Wally and Mary Jo Schaefer, is involved in cross-country, track, robotics, clay target, jazz band, pep band, a capella choir, jazz choir, fall musical, spring play, National Honor Society, knowledge bowl, Encouraging Positive Influence and Choices, Business Professionals of America and Spanish Club.
Schommer, the son of Don and Traci Schommer, is involved in football, basketball, baseball, choir, NHS, EPIC, Special Olympics basketball and Peer Helping.