Caledonia Area, Hopkins student school board members earn 2017 MSBA Scholarship!

Nathan Hagerott (Caledonia High School) and London Lowmanstone (Hopkins High School) were named the recipients of MSBA's 2017 Student School Board Member Scholarship! 

Nathan and London will each receive $3,000 to use toward postsecondary education.

Last year's winners were Taylor Nelson (Woodbury High School) and McKinley Lain (Sauk Rapids-Rice High School).

Nearly 100 of Minnesota's public school districts have some form of student school board member representation.

MSBA Student School Board Member Scholarship Winners

  • 2017: Nathan Hagerott (Caledonia High School) and London Lowmanstone (Hopkins High School)

  • 2016: McKinley Lain (Sauk Rapids-Rice High School) and Taylor Nelson (Woodbury High School)

  • 2015: Amber Bennett (Proctor High School) and Giancarlo Marconi (Austin High School)

  • 2014: Tim Bergeland (Hopkins High School) and Erik Thibault (Duluth East High School)

  • 2013: Stephanie Chavez-Estrada (Richfield High School) and Molly Sandstrom (Chisago Lakes High School)

  • 2012: Michael Gaytko (Waseca High School) and Heather Rolfing (Lewiston-Altura High School)

  • 2011: Marguerite Haggerty (Cannon Falls High School) and Maraki Ketema (White Bear Lake High School)

  • 2010: Kai Fei (Duluth East High School) and Tanwaporn Ohl (Cass Lake-Bena High School)

  • 2009: Ethan Lang (Hopkins High School) and Kendra Lynn (Cambridge-Isanti High School)

MSBA Scholarship Application

Applications for the next MSBA Scholarship will be available to members at the Leadership Conference in January 2018.

If you have any questions about the scholarship program, e-mail Greg Abbott at

2018 MSBA Student School Board Member Scholarship

Do you have a senior high school student serving on your school board as a student representative? If so, please encourage them to apply for the next MSBA Student School Board Member Scholarship in January 2018. Each spring, MSBA will award $3,000 scholarships to two Minnesota students. 

To qualify for the 2018 scholarship: 

1. The student’s school board must be a member of MSBA.

 2. The student must be a high school senior graduating after the spring 2018 semester.

 3. The student’s service as a school board member must be during his/her senior year.

 4. The student will be a full-time postsecondary student in fall 2018.