H.O.P.E. Academy 2013
Professor Rill Reuter is an Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department at Winona State University.† She holds a masterís degree in biochemistry from Yale University and a bachelorís degree in chemistry from Connecticut College.†† Her research interests have focused on nucleic acids and photosynthesis. She has co-authored several scientific articles and had served as an accuracy reviewer for chemistry texts.† She has been active both in the university and in the community.† In addition to teaching, she enjoys music and history. ††
Nate Emerson currently serves as Vice President of Student Affairs at Minnesota State Southeast Technical College. He has over 26 years of experience in higher education to include: admissions counselor, director of financial aid, director of institutional research and interim director of finance. He dedicated to community service with his involvement with the Kiwanis, Special Olympics and the Human Rights Commission of Winona, Minnesota.