Mr. Dan Mjolsness, Superintendent of the Red Wing School District (Retired) received the Presidential Citation award from Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical President Jim Johnson, at commencement ceremonies held Thursday, May 13. The Citation Award, not given annually, is an discretionary honor bestowed by the President of the college acknowledging a group or individual who has offered significant support to the college through their connections and efforts within the community. Recipients of the award are deemed a “friend of the college for life” and are valued for their continued efforts to build and sustain relationships on behalf of the college.
According to President Johnson, “Dan has been engaged in a guiding relationship for over 37 years with this college and was instrumental in its being built. Dan understands this college and embraces its mission of “workforce education”….To put it simply this college would not have been founded without this man’s vision, dedication to education at all levels and leadership.”