The families on Barb Aslesen’s bus routes will probably not be surprised to learn that she will soon be a TV star. Aslesen, along with two sons, her daughter and daughter-in-law will appear tonight and tomorrow night (April 30 and May 1) on the Family Feud game show. It’s not easy to earn a spot as a game show contestant, but with Aslesen’s sense of humor and hearty laugh, and the combined antics of her children, they were a shoe-in.
Four Edina Public Schools (EPS) students have been recognized by the City of Edina for their community service. Sophomore Jessica Mixon, and juniors Yochana Kancherla and Pheretha Quevi-Attakpla were presented the Mayor’s Youth Commendation Award for their dedication to the Edina Saturday School Program (ESSP). Cole Wiley, a ninth grader at South View Middle School received the EPS Volunteer of the Year award for his work with the Concord KIDS Club.
Kelly Reger, an Edina High School (EHS) senior, has been named a Distinguished Finalist in the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. She is one of eight in Minnesota to receive this prestigious award which recognizes youth across the country who are making a positive difference in their communities.