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    Past Polaris Leadership Award Recipients:
     
     
     2017
    Karen Orcutt, Superintendent, Orono Public Schools
     2016
    James Hess, Superintendent, Bemidji Area Schools
      2015 Chris Richardson, Superintendent, Northfield Public Schools
      2014 Jerald Nesland, Executive Director, Freshwater Education District
      2013 Ric Dressen, Superintendent, Edina Public Schools
      2012 Wendy Shannon, Retired Superintendent, Byron Public Schools
      2011 Jack Almos, Retired Superintendent, Hinckley-Finlayson Public Schools
      2010 Harold Remme, Superintendent, New Ulm Public Schools
      2009 Greg Vandal, Superintendent, Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools
      2008 Roger Giroux, Superintendent, Anoka-Hennepin School District