The Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) Alumni Association welcomes alumni back to the University of Minnesota Crookston campus on Saturday, June 30 for their annual reunion.


    The Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) Alumni Association welcomes alumni back to the University of Minnesota Crookston campus on Saturday, June 30 for their annual reunion. This year's reunion is an all-school reunion and all alumni of the Northwest School of Agriculture are encouraged to attend. For information or to register for the reunion, contact Rose Ulseth in the Office of Development & Alumni Relations at 218-281-8439.

    Three outstanding alumni will be honored with the Top Aggie award, which is the highest honor given to Northwest School alumni. The award recognizes those who have displayed exemplary commitment and service to community, education, family, or in their occupational field. This year’s recipients are LeRoy Opdahl 1964, Robert Fehr 1967, and Bill Zurn 1968.

    The NWSA was a residential high school located on the Crookston campus from 1906-68. The reunion is planned by the Office of Development & Alumni Relations in cooperation with the NWSA Alumni Association board and is always held the last Saturday in June.

    The NWSA alumni reunion, first held in 1918, brings back alumni from the Northwest School of Agriculture, a residential high school located on what is now the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. The NWSA graduated its first class of 8 students in 1909.