Saint Mary’s will once again host the Minnesota Character Recognition Awards luncheon in partnership with Synergy & Leadership Exchange on Wednesday, May 22 at the University Center. The event will feature a keynote by Dr. Arthur Schwartz, President of, a welcome by Minnesota Department of Education Deputy Commissioner Stephanie Graff, followed by the awards presentation that will recognize schools and educational leaders from across the state with awards for Minnesota Ethical Leadership, Catholic Educator, Minnesota Promising Practices, Minnesota School of Character, and Champion of Character. Program begins at 11 A.M. Tickets to attend the event can be purchased for $25 here.