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STMA Juniors Kate Drimel, Freya Hanson Rotary Students of the Month for December

posted Jan 9, 2014, 2:39 PM by St. Michael-Albertville Rotary Club

STMA Rotary Club is pleased to announce that STMA juniors Kate Drimel and Freya Hanson were recognized as Rotary Students of the Month for December.


Kate Drimel
Kate is the daughter of Jeff and Karen Drimel of St. Michael. She is active in volleyball, golf, Business Professionals of America and National Honor Society. She has received numerous awards including the Respect and Courtesy Award. Her volleyball recognitions include 9A captain, MVP, letter award, all-conference academic team, spotlight on scholarship, team defense MVP, and conference defense player of the year. Her golf recognitions include letter award, all-conference academic team, and three spotlight on scholarship awards.  She also was nominated to be captain of her volleyball and golf teams in 2014. She plans to attend college.


Freya Hanson
Freya is the daughter of Melissa and Russell Coons of Otsego and Brian Hanson of Albertville.  She is active in volleyball, concert choir, softball, chamber choir, and has attended four mission trips. She has played varsity volleyball for two years and received volleyball academic all-conference in 2012 and 2013; she all has received the Knights Award, tournament awards, and two spotlight on scholarship awards.  She was on All-State Choir and was academic all-conference twice in choir. She plans to play volleyball in college and to major in occupational therapy and minor in music.

            “Rotary is very proud to recognize Kate and Freya as students of the month,” said Kevin Lenz, STMA Rotary Club Community Service Chairman.  “They have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and athletics and represent the service above self ideals of Rotary.  We wish them a successful future.”

            The STMA Rotary Club honors students of the month during each month of the school year.  The awards are given during the students’ junior year so they may include them on college applications and scholarship forms.  Rotary Students of the Month are selected by STMA’s home room teachers.  Rotary Students of the Month must demonstrate an interest in their community, have personal accomplishments or achievements, show respect to themselves and others, show a passion for “Service Above Self” and must be drug/alcohol free and cannot have committed a crime.



About St. Michael-Albertville Rotary

Rotary is a unique organization that stresses “service above self.” It focuses on helping citizens in our community as well as addressing the world-wide challenges of disease, literacy, starvation and clean water. The St. Michael-Albertville Rotary meets at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays in the Crow River Senior Center at the St. Michael City Center. For more information, visit or e-mail