State Tournament team champions meet Governor Dayton

Members of the four 2011 Minnesota State Tournament team champions – Frazee, Jackson County Central, Simley, and Apple Valley met with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton today.

Governor Dayton posed for photos with the teams and presented each team with a plaque honoring their acheivement. The Governor shared some of his athletic experiences as a hockey player and his memories of the wrestlers he knew from his high school days. In all, the Governor spent about a half-hour with the teams.

The teams were also given the opportunity to take a guided tour of the State Capitol.

The event was organized with help from National Wrestling Coaches Association representatives Randy Cirksena (Midwest Regional Rep.) and Paul Mann (Minnesota  Rep.).

2011 Governor meets State Champion Teams