Normandale Student Jana Duggan receives Mark M. Welter World Citizen Award

By Steven Geller - Director of Media and Public Relations

Normandale Community College student Jana Duggan received a $500 Mark M. Welter World Citizen Award for the 2020 Spring Semester from LeadMN.

Duggan was one of 22 students to receive the award. Mark M. Welter World Citizen Awards are given to Minnesota State students who exemplify an understanding of the interconnected world in which they live. They exemplify the thoughts, words, and actions demanded of a 21st century world citizen.

Dr. Mark M. Welter taught history in the Robbinsdale Area School District for nearly 30 years and also was an adjunct history professor at St. Cloud State University. In the past, Dr. Welter has shown his love and commitment to increase the awareness of global historians' belief that today's problems and potential are borderless realities that cannot be met with an 'us vs. them' approach by sponsoring global history seminar at St. Cloud State University.

LeadMN is college students connecting for the change. It represents the 180,000 two-year college students in Minnesota to help them transform their lives and their communities. Through LeadMn, students develop leadership skills to realize their potential, see beyond what they thought was possible for personal success, and to drive community-wide change.