Five selected as 2023 Distinguished Alumni
Five individuals will be honored for distinction after graduating from Stillwater Area High School. They will join more than 100 others who have been named Distinguished Alumni since the award was first given in 1987.
This year’s class of Distinguished Alumni includes:
- Glenn T. Harris, Brigadier General, United States Air Force, Class of 1991, oversees the operation of the country’s nuclear arsenal
- David M. Pierce, Ph.D., Class of 1992, a biomedical engineer who has made significant contributions to the field of soft tissue mechanics
- Zach Sobiech, Class of 2013, his inspirational song “Clouds” went viral and helped raise millions of dollars for cancer research
- Pete Winslow, Class of 2012, World Cup champion member of the U.S. Power Soccer National Team who advocates for athletes with disabilities
- Sara Zara Zanussi, Class of 2006, musical entrepreneur dedicated to empowering disadvantaged youth through music for social change
Read more about their impressive accomplishments on our website at stillwaterschools.org/alumni.
The public is invited to join us as we celebrate this year's Distinguished Alumni at a banquet on Friday, June 9 starting at 6 p.m. at the Lake Elmo Inn Event Center. Get your tickets.
In Other News
As the district looks to improve for the future, the school board is considering a change to the high school schedule.
The Class of 2023 will be graduating on Saturday, June 10.
He is one of 8 high school principals from across the state to be recognized with this honor.
In accordance, Stillwater Area Public Schools will not hold any summer classes, activities, or Community Education programs on Monday, June 19.
The seniors were presented with a special eagle feather or a medicine bag to recognize their educational achievements.
The Facilities Planning Team is recommending the school board hold a bond referendum this fall to replace two elementary schools, add on to Oak-Land Middle and make security improvements across the district.
After many years of learning within kid-sized classrooms and using kid-sized facilities, young adults in the district’s Bridge Transition 18 to 21-year-old program have their own space within the Oak Park Building.
If your student needs bus service to the high school next year you must register for transportation