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Connecting with Kids leadership award recipients impact EPS schools

Connecting with Kids leadership award recipients March 26, 2020 - Four Edina Public Schools volunteers were recognized for their leadership and contributions at the annual Edina Community Foundation Connecting with Kids leadership breakfast on March 13. The event honored a group of seven awardees, nominated by community members, who have made a difference in the lives of children in Edina. The four EPS honorees included a teacher, coach, student and parent:

  • Michael Weinkauf, Cornelia Elementary Phy Ed Teacher, School Ambassador
  • Jaime Gaard Chapman, EHS Girls Basketball and Girls Tennis Coach/Mentor
  • Matthew Hovelsrud, Student Leader
  • Chris Moquist, Parent and Community Resource Program Volunteer

The Connecting with Kids program was created to help foster a healthy community and healthy children, establishing ways for the community to participate actively in helping positively impact the youth of Edina.