Riopelle is the only person from Crookston to win the award.

Crookston Parks & Recreation Director Scott Riopelle was recently honored with Minnesota Hockey’s Presidents’ Award while representing District 16 at the annual meeting in the Twin Cities. 

The Presidents’ Award is given annually to those individuals whom the President of Minnesota Hockey feels have given exemplary service to the organization’s efforts.

“We are grateful to have Scott’s expertise.” said City Administrator Shannon Stassen during this week’s Park Board meeting.

Riopelle is the only person from Crookston to win the award.