State finance honors for North Lakes Academy

North Lakes Academy in Forest Lake is one of 97 schools statewide to receive the 2012 School Finance Award from the Minnesota Department of Education.  The honor recognizes schools for meeting statutory deadlines for submission of audited financial data. The 171 applicants were also judged on select policy, fiscal and financial reporting criteria. Award recipients also received a letter of congratulations from Commissioner Dr. Brenda Cassellius.