MPA's students, faculty members and alumni are covered regularly by local and national outlets for the many ways they dream big and do right. We're so proud of their accomplishments in and out of MPA and we're pleased to share some of them below.

Natalie Waters Seum, director of admission and communication, is happy to help reporters with story ideas, identify expert sources, provide data, and coordinate visits and special events. She is available via email, in the office at 651-748-5535, or after hours for a tight deadline at 651-485-1597.


MPA SPANISH TEACHER KATE EGGERS-LEAF PLACES IN TOP 10 OF THE 2021 MEDTRONIC TWIN CITIES MARATHON | Star Tribune, October 4, 2021

 

FORMER MPA SOCCER AND BASKETBALL COACH DANNY DOCHERTY BECOMES FIRST RUNNER IN TWIN CITIES MARATHON HISTORY TO WIN THREE TITLES IN A SINGLE YEAR | FOX 9, October 3, 2021

 

FORMER MPA HEAD GOLF COACH SEAN BARRETT FEATURED IN USA TODAY'S "GOLFWEEK" ARTICLE | USA Today, September 13, 2021

 

SALMAH ELMASRY '21 RECEIVES TO AWARD FROM THE CRIMSON AND CREAM FOUNDATION | Insight News, August 23, 2021

 

MPA SENIOR ELLA FRUCHTERMAN WINS GOLD IN THE NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS JUNIOR RIDER TEAM | Dressage-News.com, August 12, 2021

 

OLIVIA HERRICK '06 PUBLISHES "YES YOU CAN" | Familius.com, August 7, 2021

 

MPA JUNIOR JACK PETERSON SINGS WITH 2021-2022 MMEA ALL-STATE MIXED CHOIR | MMEA.ORG, August 7, 2021

 

OBITUARY OF MPA PIANO TECHNICIAN WALTER ROBERT MEISSNER JR. | Star Tribune, August 3, 2021

 

OBITUARY OF FORMER MPA PIANO TEACHER REID SMITH | Star Tribune, July 19, 2021

 

NICHOLAS LIVINGSTON '96 PURCHASES SQUIRE HOUSE GARDENS FROM FAMILY OF FOUNDING FACULTY MEMBER RICHARD MEACOCK | TwinCities.com, July 11, 2021

 

LING DEBELLIS '19 NAMED PART OF THE WOMEN’S FOUNDATION OF MINNESOTA (WFMN) FOURTH COHORT OF WFMN INNOVATORS | WFMN.org, June 27, 2021

 

ROSEVILLE'S MASON FERLIC QUALIFIES FOR U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM IN STEEPLECHASE | Star Tribune, June 25, 2021

 

ROSEVILLE NATIVE MASON FERLIC READY FOR HIS OLYMPIC MOMENT | Pioneer Press, June 24, 2021

 

IN FIRST EVER STATE GAME, ST. CHARLES WALKS OFF MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY | Rochester Post Bulletin, June 15, 2021

 

STATE BOYS TENNIS: MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY CRUISES INTO CLASS A TEAM FINAL | Pioneer Press, June 8, 2021

 

FROM YUCCA TO YARROW: JORDAN AKERS '20 BRIDGES ENVIRONMENTALISM AND THE HUMANITIES | The Yale Environmentalist, June 1, 2021

 

MASON FERLIC: THOUGHTS FROM THE NEXT GREAT AMERICAN STEEPLECHASER | The Harrier, May 25, 2021

 

APRIL 2021 ATHLETE OF THE MONTH | IMAC CONFERENCE, May 18, 2021

 

PREP ATHLETES OF THE WEEK | Star Tribune, May 17, 2021

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY/NOVA CLASSICAL ACADEMY BOYS TENNIS TEAM RETURNS | WCCO, May 16, 2021

 

2021 VIRTUAL ANNUAL AREA HIGH SCHOOL ART EXHIBITION | The Phipps Center for the Arts, May 3, 2021

 

MEET THE 2021 ST. PAUL AREA ATHENA AWARD WINNERS | Pioneer Press, April 19, 2021

 

MINNESOTA STATE MEET RECAP AND STATS | Skinnyski.com, March 14, 2021

 

ESCAPE THE VAPE RESULTS | Escape The Vape Competition, March 9, 2021

 

HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST ANNOUNCES 2020-21 SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION HONORS | Hennepin Theatre Trust, February 27, 2021

 

COUNSELORS THAT CHANGE LIVES AWARDS, 2021 | Colleges That Change Lives, January 21, 2021

 

LIONS ANNOUNCE NEWCOMERS FOR 2021 SEASON | Columbia University Athletics, November 30, 2020

 

MASON FERLIC TALKS ABOUT FALLING AND GETTING BACK UP| Podium Runner, November 30, 2020

 

CLASS OF CHANGE: WHAT 2021 SENIORS CAN EXPECT FOR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS | MSP Magazine, November 18, 2020

 

FERLIC DROPS CHELIMO TO WIN XC TOWN USA MEET OF CHAMPIONS | Canadian Running, November 15, 2020

 

ST. THOMAS HOLDS INAUGURAL D-I NATIONAL SIGNING DAY | Tommie Media, November 11, 2020

 

BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL IN EVERY STATE | 24/7 Wallstreet, October 30, 2020

 

GOPHER MEN ANNOUNCE INCOMING CLASS | University of Minnesota Athletics, July 24, 2020

 

LIST OF TOP GRADUATES FROM AREA HIGH SCHOOLS | Pioneer Press, June 13, 2020

 

2020 ST. PAUL AREA ATHENA AWARD WINNERS | Pioneer Press, April 17, 2020

 

HENRY SNIDER IS THE STAR TRIBUNE METRO BOYS' SKIER OF THE YEAR | Star Tribune, March 30, 2020

 

SKIING ACCIDENT NEARLY DERAILED YOUNG MINNESOTAN'S ATHLETIC CAREER | Star Tribune, March 21, 2020

 

NORDIC SKIING STATE MEET: MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY'S HENRY SNIDER WINS BOYS INDIVIDUAL CROWN | Pioneer Press, February 14, 2020

 

THE TOP STEM HIGH SCHOOLS 2020 | Newsweek, November, 2019

 

CLASS A STATE VOLLEYBALL: MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY FALLS IN FIRST TOURNAMENT APPERANCE | Pioneer Press, November 7, 2019

 

A DAY OF INSPIRATION | Climate Generation, A Will Steger Legacy, October 25, 2019

 

MONDAY REFRESH | KARE 11, September 16, 2019

 

'WE WERE ABLE TO UNITE': MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS REFLECT ON 9/11 | WCCO-TV, September 11, 2019

 

WOMEN CRUSHING IT WEDNESDAY: NASRI MAKTAL | KARE 11, September 11, 2019

 

1ST-GENERATION WOMAN HELPS OTHERS NAVIGATE A MULTICULTURAL LIFE | WCCO-TV, September 5, 2019

 

ACADEMY FORCE, THE EAST METRO'S PREP FOOTBALL CO-OP, IS ABOUT MORE THAN WINNING (OR LOSING) | Pioneer Press, September 5, 2019

 

MY MIDDLE SCHOOL JOURNEY | North Oaks Living, September, 2019

 

HIGH SCHOOL BEST BUY INTERN CHARTS HER OWN PATH | Best Buy Blog, August 28, 2019

 

YEAR FROM OLYMPICS: MINNESOTANS START ON THE ROAD TO TOKYO 2020 | Star Tribune, July 25, 2019

 

GOPHERS NAME 2019 CAPTAINS | University of Minnesota, July 18, 2019

 

PREP ATHLETES OF THE WEEK | Star Tribune, June 10, 2019

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY HIGH JUMPER TIES RECORD | Star Tribune, June 10, 2019

 

TOP GRADUATES 2019: WHEN THEIR HARD WORK MEETS THE FUTURE | Pioneer Press, June 8, 2019

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY'S PARKER LAW WINS 1A TENNIS SINGLES TITLE WITH PERFECTION | Star Tribune, June 7, 2019

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY WINS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN DRAMATIC FASHION | Pioneer Press, June 5, 2019

 

TOP 100 SCHOOLS IN MINNESOTA: NEW RANKINGS | Patch, March 1, 2019

 

THESE YOUNG WOMEN AREN'T WAITING AROUND TO SPARK REAL CHANGE IN MINNESOTA | Star Tribune, February 15, 2019

 

MINNESOTA'S NEWEST OPERA COMPANY MAKES FIERCE FIRST IMPRESSION WITH IMMIGRATION-THEMED 'THE CONSUL' | Star Tribune, November 30, 2018

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY JUNIOR EARNS TOP SEED IN 1A TENNIS TOURNAMENT | Star Tribune, June 4, 2018

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY'S BLIESE TAKES A SWING AT GOLF HISTORY | Star Tribune, April 21, 2018

 

ST. PAUL PROF ON SQUISHY CIRCUTS, ROBOTS AND MORE | Star Tribune, October 11, 2017

 

DEDICATING AN 'INCUBATOR' | Pioneer Press, October 6, 2017

 

SID CARLSON WHITE '17 TALKS ON STORY, PLACE, UNDERSTANDING AND THE ALMANAC | Saint Paul Almanac, August 3, 2017

 

MUNIRA KHALIF '15 SELECTED AS SIXTH ANNUAL U.S. OBSERVER TO THE UNITED NATIONS | Department of State, July 25, 2017

 

OAC TO SPOTLIGHT SUMI-E PAINTINGS AND RED EARTHENWARE POTS | Owatonna People's Press, July 1, 2017

 

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN MAPLEWOOD | US Holocaust Memorial Museum, June 28, 2017

 

JUNE 24 EVENT SHOWCASES YOUNG AUTHORS | Lillie News, June 19, 2017

 

DAHLBERG A WINNER AGAIN | Pioneer Press, June 10, 2017

 

QUIZ-BOWL ACHIEVERS | Pioneer Press, May 19, 2017

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY EXPANDS TRANSIT TO STILLWATER, WOODBURY | Stillwater Patch, April 26, 2017

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY PRESENTS "PIPPIN" FOR THE FIRST TIME | Lillie News, April 25, 2017

 

WILLIAM KLUGE RECEIVES FULL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP | Lillie News, February 15, 2017

 

AFTER OPEN-HEART SURGERY, A NEW SET OF GOALS FOR MOUNDS PARK SKIER | Star Tribune, January 23, 2017

 

VOICES FROM TRUMP'S INAGURATION | The New York Times, January 20, 2017

 

LITCHFIELD, MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY STUDENTS LEAVE FOR INAGURATION | KARE 11, January 19, 2017

 

THE DAILY 202 | The Washington Post, January 11, 2017

 

A LESSON FOR U.S. IN HOW GHANA CELEBRATES ITS DEMOCRACY | Star-tribune Commentary by MPA Student, December 20, 2016

 

THESE METRO AREA NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS ARE IN TOP 1 PERCENT | Pioneer Press, September 15, 2016

 

CELEBRATING RESTORATION | Lillie News, July 20, 2016

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY STUDENT TAKES 2ND AT NATIONAL QUIZ TOURNAMENT | KARE 11, May 10, 2016

 

EAST METRO STUDENTS EARN NATIONAL MERIT SEMI-FINAL STATUS | Pioneer Press, September 19, 2015

 

MINNESOTA STUDENT ACCEPTED TO ALL 8 IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS CHOOSES HARVARD | Fox 9, May 12, 2015

 

THE STUDENTS WHO GOT INTO ALL EIGHT IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS MAKE THEIR DECISIONS | DailyMail, May 8, 2015

 

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR RELEASES SONG FOR FAMILIES TOUCHED BY CANCER | KARE11, May 7, 2015

 

ANOTHER TEEN GOT ACCEPTED TO ALL 8 IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS, PLUS A FEW MORE | Huffington Post, April 14, 2015

 

MEET THE FOUR IMMIGRANT STUDENTS EACH ACCPTED TO ALL EIGHT IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS | DailyMail, April 9, 2015

 

MINNESOTA TEEN ACCPTED TO ALL EIGHT IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS | NBC News, April 9, 2015

 

MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ACCEPTED TO ALL EIGHT IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS | Star Tribune, April 8, 2015

 

FOR MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY SENIOR ALL 8 IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS CALL | Pioneer Press, April 7, 2015

 

JANKE-FURMAN SHINES ON STAGE, WINS LOCAL PERFORMANCE COMPETITION | Lillie News, February 16, 2015

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY'S I-TERM BRINGS FUN AND LEARNING TO MIDDLE SCHOOLERS | KARE 11, January 22, 2015

 

HUDSON'S SAM HARPER GLOBE-TROTS FOR KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE | Hudson Star-Observer, January 12, 2015

 

ONLINE SNOW DAYS GET EARLY TRIAL RUN | Star Tribune, November 10, 2014

 

MUNIRA KHALIF: HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR, LOBBYIST, ACTIVIST, SPOKEN-WORD POET | Star Tribune, November 4, 2014

 

MOUNDS PARK ACADEMY SENIOR A "GLOBAL THINKER" WHO HAS U.N. AWARD TO PROVE IT | Pioneer Press, October 18, 2014

 

MINNESOTA STUDENTS SCORE PERFECTION ON ACT, AIM EVEN HIGHER | Star Tribune, April 8, 2014