Congratulations to the Winners of the AHCU Spirit
Foundation's 2022 Best of the Best Awards
Best Teacher: Kali Wagner
Best Volunteer: Corey McKinnon
Best Coach: Andy Richardson
Pictured: AHCU Branch
Manager (Forest Lake): Sam J; Best Teacher Winner: Kali Wagner; FLHS Principal, Jim Caldwell;
Best Volunteer Winner: Corey McKinnon; Best Coach Winner: Andy Richardson
Thank you Forest Lake Community for Nominating
Check out the winners in the
Forest Lake Times on May 12th, 2022 & AHCU's social media channels.
Best Teacher - Kali Wagner
FLHS Principal, Jim Caldwell; Best Teacher Winner: Kali
Wagner; AHCU Branch Manager (Forest Lake): Sam J
What makes Kali Wagner the Best Teacher at FLHS?
"She is an amazing teacher she is so helpful and caring"
"She is just a great human and she will help anyone in need. she
is respectful to all the kids and actually cares about the kids she teaches. she is a great
advisory teacher and I'm so happy to go to her class every Monday."
Best Volunteer - Corey McKinnon
FLHS Principal, Jim Caldwell; Best Volunteer Winner: Corey
McKinnon; AHCU Branch Manager (Forest Lake): Sam J
What makes Corey McKinnon the Best Volunteer at FLHS?
"During the hockey season, Corey will bounce in between ice rinks, running drills at both
the boys and girls practices. At these practices, Corey is incredibly helpful. He is rarely seen
standing off to the side watching. He always has something useful to say to say to the players.
Corey does this every day, all season. When the hockey season ends, he then transitions to tennis,
where he consistently runs specific, targeted drills for the team to improve. The head coach loves
him, as his knowledge of the game helps our team in every way. Corey does all of this without
getting paid for any of it."
Best Coach - Andy Richardson
FLHS Principal, Jim Caldwell; Best Coach Winner: Andy
Richardson; AHCU Branch Manager (Forest Lake): Sam J
What makes Andy Richardson the Best Coach at FLHS?
"Motivates and inspires boys to be their best in sport and school!"
"His support and interactions with kids is above and beyond. The entire culture of support
for each other and inclusiveness is the best I have ever seen from any program."
"He's a fun and honest guy. He's always comes super early & stays late, not to
mention his door is open to anyone the whole time. He gives detailed feedback on all our
assignments and makes sure we're all doing our best in his class."
"He's is a great mentor and friend!"
"The Best of the Best" Official Rules
Nominees must be current employees or volunteers at Forest Lake High School. Employees, board
members, officers of AHCU and the AHCU Spirit Foundation are not eligible.
Nominees must be at least 18 years old and not a current student enrolled at Forest Lake High
School. Must be over 13 years old to submit a nomination. Nominations are only accepted using the
electronic form on this web page. Nominations received in violation of these Official Rules will be
disregarded and disqualified.
By participating, nominators agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the
AHCU Spirit Foundation. The AHCU Spirit Foundation reserves the right to disqualify persons found
tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this promotion as solely determined by the AHCU Spirit
Foundation. In the event website is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering
or other causes beyond the reasonable control of AHCU or the AHCU Spirit Foundation that corrupts or
impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation, the AHCU Spirit Foundation reserves
the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the promotion.
The AHCU Spirit Foundation will not be responsible for failure to receive nominations or other
electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including,
without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender
of the AHCU Spirit Foundation.
Standard data rates apply. Contact your wireless carrier for information on your specific
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity
or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be
invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if
the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
Winners will be chosen by the AHCU Spirit Foundation Board of Directors. The selection is limited
to one winner from each of the following categories: teacher, coach, and volunteer. Winners will be
announced on the AHCU Spirit Foundation webpage, in the Forest Lake Times, and through AHCU’s social
The decision of the committee will be final and is not subject to review. Selection will be based
on the nominee’s noteworthy achievements, involvement in community and school activities.
The winner may not use the award money for personal use. Awards will be given to the Forest Lake
High School for disbursement to the winning teacher’s classroom, group, or
Winners are asked to have their photo taken and complete a media release upon accepting the award.
The photo will be used by AHCU and the AHCU Spirit Foundation to announce the winner to the community on
the Foundation’s webpage, AHCU’s social media and in the Forest Lake Times Newspaper. If a winner does
not want their photo published, a group, team, or school logo may be used in place of a facial
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