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Education foundation names award winners, hands out grants


Decisions, decisions.

That's what the past few weeks have been all about for members of the Farmington Area Education Foundation. If they weren't making decisions on how to distribute money, they were busy trying to figure out who deserved to be recognized at this weekend's upcoming Partners In Education celebration.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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