Brooke Borchardt and Hunter Smith, Zimmerman’s nominees for the Minnesota State High School League ExCEL awards, have both been named to the list of 16 section winners.
This group of juniors honored for school and community involvement and academic excellence will be introduced at halftime of a televised state girls basketball tournament game.
Borchardt is in volleyball, basketball, track, DECA, Impact, LINK and Art Club. She helps with sports youth camps, elementary school activities, Adopt a Highway and Feed My Starving Children.
Smith is in wrestling, football, track, National Honor Society, and DECA. He’s a school board rep and community services volunteer through church. He works with a family burger stand that contributes to school causes.