Mahtomedi High School
Mahtomedi’s Sean Hjelle is made for basketball, and maybe baseball. He’s 6 feet 11 inches tall and he’s good in the low post. But he thinks his future is on the mound. Watch him on the basketball court and you see a kid with potential — big potential.
Newsweek Magazine published its list Monday of America’s top schools for 2014, and nine Minnesota schools made the list of 500. Newsweek bases its school rankings on the institutions that do the best job of preparing their students for college.
In high school, fitting in is difficult enough. Many teenagers just want to be like “everyone else” and not to be labeled as “different.” But imagine navigating those years without sound.
This week’s Community Spotlight winner is about how the death of a beloved coach, has inspired his student-athletes to give back.