Each year Lakeville Area Schools presents Friends of Education Awards to honor outstanding individual contributions to the district. The awards recognize people whose service has been ongoing in one of four categories: Volunteer Service, Business Partnerships, Distinguished Service, and Education. Members of the Lakeville Area community are invited and encouraged to nominate people they think are deserving of these awards. The awards will be presented at the May 28 regular School Board meeting.
Nominees will be judged primarily on the significance of contributions to education in Lakeville Area Schools over the years. Nominees may be district employees or community members who have contributed to district schools, programs and services. The selection committee will consider if the nominee has:
• Made contributions above and beyond what