Clarks Grove sophomore named Student of the Month with Minnesota Connections Academy

Published 8:00 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Jazmin Michaud of Clarks Grove was recently named one of Minnesota Connections Academy’s (MNCA) Students of the Month in recognition of her achievements and leadership in the virtual classroom.

Jazmin Michaud

Jazmin, a sophomore at the statewide, public online school, was nominated by her teacher, because of her hard work and outstanding participation during class.

As a Student of the Month, she will receive a certificate of achievement and be profiled in the Minnesota Connections Academy student newsletter and the school’s social media platforms.

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“Our Students of the Month demonstrate leadership and an extraordinary commitment to learning while serving as strong role models for their peers,” said Brad Swanson, school leader at Minnesota Connections Academy. “The members of our faculty and staff are proud to give these virtual classroom leaders the recognition they deserve.”

According to Jazmin’s mother, Jennifer Michaud, they enrolled her in Minnesota Connections Academy in 2021 to be in a safe learning environment during the pandemic. She said the transition to online learning was easy for Jazmin, and they appreciate the supportive teachers, and the ability for students to work at their own pace.

“It’s a good program,” Jennifer said.

At Minnesota Connections Academy students receive an online education that is tailored to their individual needs.