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Shelby Schiefelbein named State EXCEL Winner

Congratulations to Shelby Schiefelbein who was selected as a 2013 EXCEL Award Winner. Each school in Minnesota has an award winner, and state winners are selected from a panel of judges from schools throughout Minnesota.w-Shelby-Schiefelbein-14078-RGB

This is the 17th year that the MSHSL has sponsored this award. Shelby was the KAHS representative, who was then chosen by this panel as a state winner.

Shelby’s profile will be aired throughout the broadcasts of all winter state tournaments on Channel 45.

Saturday, March 16, she will be presented a plaque during half-time of the Class AA championship Girls Basketball Tournament. The championship game will begin around 7:30 p.m.

EXCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) - is a recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, and who volunteer in their communities.

Shelby participates in volleyball, softball, band, choir, and speech. She is a member of Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, Student Government, and a Minnesota Beef Ambassador. Shelby volunteers in Vacation Bible School, the food shelf and senior dining crafts.