Rep. Jenifer Loon received the 2015 Political Champion Award from the Southwest Transit Commission.
Monthly Archives: August 2016
Rep. Jenifer Loon was honored with the Legislator of the Year Award from the MN Grocers’ Association.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Friday, December 11, 2015, Representative Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) received a Minnesota Early Education Leadership Award from Parent Aware for School Readiness, a business-led nonprofit dedicated to improving the school readiness of Minnesota children, especially those most at risk.
Rep. Loon was recognized as a “Champion of the Year” for her persistent and tireless work on behalf of Minnesota children, particularly those of low-income who are most likely to fall into the achievement gap. Parent Aware noted that Rep. Loon was “particularly instrumental in dramatically expanding the Early Learning Scholarships to help low-income children access high quality early education programs.”
“Ensuring every Minnesota child receives a world-class education is one of my top legislative priorities,” said Rep. Loon. “I appreciate Parent Aware’s vital work to prepare young students for lifelong academic success and help close the achievement gap. It’s an honor to receive this recognition, and I will continue to be a strong voice and advocate for improving education in the legislature.”
ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Representative Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) received the Tekne Public Service Award from the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA). She was honored for her work as the House Chief Author of the MNvest crowdfunding legislation which was signed into law this year. MNvest is an equity-based platform that allows individuals to make limited investments in qualified companies.
“Technological advancement is linked to so many aspects of our lives, including improvements in government and public service. It is wonderful to see Minnesota continuing its legacy as a trailblazer in STEM fields as evidenced by the many innovative nominees and winners recognized by MHTA,” said Rep. Loon. “It was an honor to receive the Tekne Public Service Award from the Minnesota High Tech Association and attend the ceremony with so many outstanding leaders in education, health care and business.”
ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Friday, November 6, 2015, Representative Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) received the “Friend of Public Education” Award from the Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD) for her work and support of public education during the 2015 legislative session. Rep. Loon is Chair of the House Education Finance Committee.
“Providing Minnesota students with a well-rounded, quality public education is vital for our state’s economic health and for the future of our children,” said Rep. Loon. “It’s an honor to receive the ‘Friend of Public Education’ Award from AMSD, and I will continue to support policies that strengthen public education and ensure that every Minnesota child has access to a world-class education.”