2016 Maple Grove Ambassadors Crowned
Jul 24, 2016 04:43PM, Published by Wendy Erlien, Categories: Community
2016 Maple Grove Ambassadors Ellie Brimeyer, Megan Nelson, and Kelli Richardson. (Photo courtesy Rich Moll Photography and Maple Grove Ambassador)
Three new Maple Grove Ambassadors were crowned Friday, July 15 during the annual coronation celebration at Maple Grove Senior High School.
Kelli Richardson, Ellie Brimeyer, and Megan Nelson were crowned the 2016 Maple Grove Ambassadors and will spend a year traveling the state representing Maple Grove, volunteering in the community, making connections with organizations in their charity and promotional efforts.
Kelli Richardson is a recent Totino-Grace High School graduate. This fall, she will be attending Viterbo University in LaCrosse, WI, to study dietetics and a minor in Spanish, and hopes to work at the Maple Grove Hospital as a Clinical Dietitian. Richardson is co-founder of Building Bridges, a Totino-Grace organization connecting Christians with the neighboring Muslim School Al Amal.
Megan Nelson recently finished her sophomore year at University of Minnesota-Duluth, with a focus on elementary and special education teaching. Nelson graduated from Osseo Senior High School in 2014. Megan has had teaching experience as a Practicum Student Teacher at Chester Creek Academy in Duluth and Hermantown Elementary School in Hermantown. She supports Feed My Starving Children by helping those in need.
In its 17th year, three women are chosen each to represent Maple Grove as ambassador. The ambassadors represent Maple Grove at local and statewide events.
More information on the 2016 Maple Grove Ambassadors and Scholarship Program: maplegroveambassadors.com