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    Past Distinguished Service Awards:
    The nominee of this award will have a positive history/association with MN public education. The recipient will have contributed/participated in activities that improve Minnesota's public education system on a statewide basis and have a reputation as a person that willingly goes the extra mile. This award is presented at the MASA Spring Conference.

     2017
    Dr. Kenneth Dragseth
     2017
    Dr. Charles Kyte
     2016
    Congressman John Kline
      2015 Senator LeRoy Stumpf
      2014 Arne Carlson
      2013 Mindy Greiling
      2012 Mary Cecconni
      2011 Robert H. Bruininks
      2010 David Walsh
      2009 James McCormick
      2008 Al Quie
      2007
    Donald M. Fraser
     2007
    Arthur J. Rolnick
      2006 John B. Davis
      2005 John Gunyou
     2005
    Jay Kiedrowski
      2004 Jim Luoma
      2003 Howard Casmey
      2002 Neal Nickerson
      2001 Tom Melcher
      2000 Tom Nelson
     2000
    Dan Bryan
      1999 Robert Wedl
      1998 Don Vellenga
     1998
    John Roche
      1997 Doug Skor
     1997
    Glen Shaw
      1996 Arthur Naftalin
      1993 Madden's Resort
      1992 James J Renier
      1991 Ralph Brynelson
      1990 Philip Tanney
      1989 Willard Baker
      1988 Erling Johnson
      1986 Ralph Brynelson
     1986
    Governor Rudy Perpich
      1985 Murrae Freng
      1984 Roger Erickson, WCCO Radio
      1983 Bill Wettergren
     1983
    John Feda