Over 500 BestPrep supporters — teachers, students, volunteers and donors — came together on May 22 to celebrate the accomplishments of our educators and volunteers at the Annual Luncheon. Jim Owens, President and CEO of H.B. Fuller Company, gave a lively keynote presentation on how a strong innovation agenda can connect people and products around the world.
Each year, the top volunteer and educator who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to our programs are honored with special awards. Of the over 3,800 volunteers that worked with BestPrep this school year, Tim Mercil of Medtronic was selected as the 2014 Bunzel Volunteer of the Year Award winner. Tim has had an outstanding impact on BestPrep, through a story that spans
Where else can our future workforce break bread with business leaders, other than the BestPrep Annual Luncheon? Each year in May, hundreds of students and educators are paired with business sponsors and volunteers to celebrate their shared commitment to help students become college ready and career bound. This year, more than forty companies will sponsor […]
Check out BestPrep’s March 2013 Newsletter! Angie’s Kettle Corn Coming to BestPrep Annual Luncheon The 2013 Annual Luncheon will feature another Minnesota success story, Angie’s Kettle Corn. Dan and Angie Bastian began popping corn in their Mankato backyard 10 years ago, and their business has become the nation’s second best selling kettle corn with $20 […]
Check out BestPrep’s January 2013 Newsletter! Winners of The Stock Market Game Fall Session Announced We are happy to announce the first place winners of The Stock Market Game Fall Session! Elementary Division: Stonebridge Elementary; Junior High/Middle School Division: Janesville Waldorf Pemberton Secondary; High School Division: Stillwater Area High School. Thanks to Wells Fargo Advisors, […]