The continued collaboration between Forest Lake Area Schools and Lakes International Language Academy won a 2012 Local Innovations Award, presented Jan. 16 at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on the University of Minnesota campus. From left to right: Marilyn Forsberg, Minnesota School Boards Association; Lakes International Language Academy Director Cam Hedlund; Southwest Junior High School Principal Marc Peterson, representing Forest Lake Area Schools; and Jay Kiedrowski of the Humphrey School. (Photo sumbitted)