BADGER HIGH SCHOOL NOMINATES KENNEDY TRUSCINSKI FOR 'TRIPLE A' AWARD
December 20, 2019
Badger High School recently announced it has nominated Kennedy Truscinski for the Academics, Arts, & Athletics (AAA) Award.
Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League, the AAA Award honors high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in fine arts. Students who are nominated must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better, participate in MSHSL sponsored fine arts and athletic activities, and comply with the MSHSL’s Student Code of Conduct.
AAA Award recipients are selected through a multi-level process that involves League member schools, the League’s administrative regions, and a special committee of educators, business leaders, and members from the fine arts and athletic communities. Regional winners will be announced at the AAA Banquet in Mahnomen on February 5, 2020.
The top two AAA Award candidates from each region will be recognized at an on-court ceremony during the Minnesota Boys’ State Basketball Tournament in March. League officials will announce two state Award recipients – one girl and one boy from both Class A and Class AA schools – during the on-court ceremony. Each state Award recipient will receive a four-year $1,000 scholarship.
Kennedy Truscinski, participates in the Badger High School choir and band as a section leader. She has earned several superior ratings and one best-of-site participant award at MSHSL solo and ensemble contests. A consistent honor A roll student, she is a member of the Badger Chapter of the National Honor Society and has taken multiple college courses during her high school career. Kennedy serves as a captain of the Badger FIRST Robotics team, and helped lead them to a MSHSL State Tournament championship in 2019, as well as an appearance in the 2019 FIRST Robotics World Tournament. She is a current member of the Gator Golf Team, clay target team, serves as a football team manager, and is very active in FCCLA. She plans to attend college next fall at the University of Minnesota, Rochester to major in nursing. Kennedy is the daughter of Alan and Valerie Truscinski of Greenbush.
Badger School Superintendent/Principal Kevin Ricke shared, “Our Badger School is pleased to nominate Ms. Kennedy Truscinski for the Triple-A award. Kennedy thrives academically; plus, she brings a can-do attitude and strong work ethic to any activity that she pursues. Kennedy has the ability to connect with people of all walks of life making her an approachable role model for our younger students as well as a positive ambassador representing all of our community; she exemplifies what the Triple-A award is all about.”
The Badger School District congratulates Kennedy Truscinski and her family on her nomination and accomplishments, and wishes her the best of luck in the region 8A AAA competition.
For more information about the AAA Award program, please contact the Minnesota State High School League at 763-560-2262 or http://www.mshsl.org on the web.