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TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School gets honor

Volunteers of America-Minnesota has awarded TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School as one of three charter schools to receive a "Volunteers of America Charter School Network Excellence Award."

The awards honor Volunteers of America-authorized charter schools that have demonstrated strength in the areas of educational programming, financial management and oversight, and school board governance. Other recipients of the award were Global Academy in Minneapolis and Birch Grove Community School in Tofte, Minn.

TrekNorth is the recipient of the "Excellence in School Board Governance Award." According to a press release by Volunteers of America, the school's board has successfully kept the school focused on its mission of providing a college-preparatory education and developing leadership skills through a wilderness experience.

The Volunteers of America-Minnesota Charter School Authorizing Program works with schools whose mission and purposes are aligned with those of our organization. For more information, visit

Volunteers of America - Minnesota is a nonprofit organization founded in 1896.