• Hall of Fame 2021

    2021 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    Inductee Joyce Casey and Sharon Schumm, wife of inductee the late Merrel Schumm, pictured with the STMA School Board. 

STMA Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • 2021: Mr. Merrel Schumm -- Ms. Joyce Casey

    2020: Mr. Darrell Skogen -- Mr. Earl Bauman

    2019: Ms. Gayle Weber -- Mr. Mario DeMatteis

    2018: Dr. Thomas Hagerty -- Mr. Chuck Lefebvre



STMA Hall of Fame

  • Purpose:

    The purpose of the STMA Hall of Fame is to honor individuals who have made a significant impact on students and contributed to the district’s tradition of excellence.


    • Nomination Window: January 4-29, 2021
    • Nomination Deadline: January 29, 2021
    • Hall of Fame Induction: May 17, 2021


    1. Individuals are nominated via a nomination form. Forms are available on the district web site and in the district office.
    2. Superintendent emails members of the Selection Committee nominations for their perusal (February 1).
    3. Selection Committee meets to review and select Hall of Fame inductees (February 18 @ 6:00 p.m. virtual mtg.).
    4. New inductees are notified and invited to the May induction ceremony.


    Inductee Criteria:

    • Honors individuals who have a longstanding history of service to the district.
    • The candidate must have at least five years of service to the district as a former employee or community member who has made a positive impact on the district. The individual can be a former employee or a community member.
    • The individual has provided exceptionally meritorious service and demonstrated commitment to STMA’s tradition of excellence.
    • Anyone, including school staff and community members, can nominate an individual.
    • A candidate must receive a number of affirmative votes equal to 75% of selection committee members present at the meeting. 
    • A maximum of two individuals will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during any given school year.
    • An individual may NOT nominate himself or herself for induction. Selection committee members cannot nominate an individual.
    • Nominations forwarded to the selection committee are subject to superintendent and school board chair approval.
    • Nominations not selected for induction are held for one year. Superintendent must receive written notice to re-submit for subsequent year.

    Selection Committee Members:

    • Ann-Marie Foucault, Superintendent
    • Larry Sorensen, School Board Member
    • Carol Steffens, School Board Member
    • Renee Krupke, Teacher
    • Jeff Blake, Support Staff
    • John McDonald, Principal
    • Maryellen Barthel, Director of Community Education
    • Mayor Jillian Hendrickson, Community Member
    • Luke Johnson, HS Student

    Location of Recognition Plaques: Inside Door A at MW