2017 Recipients

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Gary Tollefson

(1951-2009)

GARY TOLLEFSON, M.D., Ph.D., CLASS of 1969.  HE REVOLUTIONIZED THE FIELDS OF PSYCHIATRY AND   PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY.






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Janel Klein

JANEL KLEIN, CLASS of 1994.  JOURNALIST, CORRESPONDENT, ON-AIR TALENT.






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Tracy Bahl

EXECUTIVE–PHILANTHROPIST–COMMUNITY SUPPORTER 
 TRACY BAHL, FHS CLASS of 1980, EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT OF HEALTH PLANS FOR CVS CAREMARK CORPORATION AND FOUNDER OF THE BAHL FOUNDATION.






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Elizabeth Wall Strohfus

(1919-2016)

ELIZABETH “LIZ” WALL STROHFUS, CLASS of 1937.  PILOT,  

    INSTRUCTOR, AND STORYTELLER.






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Richard Carlander

PHILANTHROPIST–BANKER–COMMUNITY LEADER  RICHARD J. CARLANDER, CLASS of 1955, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE STATE BANK OF FARIBAULT AND PRESIDENT OF FARIBAULT BANCSHARES, INC







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William Bottke, Ph.D.

ASTROPHYSICIST – NASA SCIENTIST - RESEARCHER

WILLIAM BOTTKE, Ph.D., FHS CLASS of 1984, DIRECTOR FOR THE $5M INSTITUTE FOR THE SCIENCE OF EXPLORATION, NASA’S SSERI PROGRAM. 







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Dr. Richard Haugland

(1943-2016)

PHILANTHROPIST-VISTA VOLUNTEER- CHEMIST

RICHARD HAUGLAND, Ph.D., CLASS of 1961.  FOSTER PARENT, BUSINESS OWNER, SCHOLAR, FOUNDER OF THE STARFISH SCHOOL IN THAILAND.







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Erica Staab-Absher


SOCIAL WORKER WITH HOPE

 ERICA STAAB-ABSHER, FHS CLASS of 1995, DIRECTOR OF HOPE

   CENTER IN FARIBAULT AND AUTHOR ON THE TOPICS OF GRIEF,  

   DOMESTIC ABUSE, AND SPIRITUALITY.





 

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Harold Passer, Ph.D.

(1921-1999)

AN ESTEEMED ECONOMIST

HAROLD PASSER, Ph.D., CLASS of 1939, CHIEF GOVERNMENT ECONOMIST FOR THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT, PROFESSOR AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, AND TREASURER FOR EASTMAN KODAK.







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Mary Ann Budenske

COMMUNITY ACTIVIST, LAWYER

MARY ANN BUDENSKE, CLASS of 1966. LAWYER,

HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATE







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Dr. Vui Mai

A DOCTOR FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

DR. VUI MAI, CLASS of 1995, PHYSICIAN IN FAMILY PRACTICE   MEDICINE AND OBSTETRICS AT FAIRVIEW CLINIC IN PRINCETON, MN  

 

 

 

 

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