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The La Crosse Central Faculty and Alumni Association announce the 2014
Inductees into the Hall of Excellence:  Sandra Brekke and Robert Frise. 
They will be honored at a reception on Friday, May 23, at the La Crosse
Center prior to the commencement of 2014 graduates.


Sandra Brekke, a 1985 Central graduate, is the director of St. Clare Health Mission where she coordinates nearly 350 volunteers, including 70 doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners; 60 nurses, nursing students and nursing educators, 25 intake and social workers and various pharmacists, lab technicians, physical therapists and receptionists. She earned her nursing degree from UW-Madison and has worked as a critical care nurse. She currently is a member of the La Crosse Community Foundation, and in the past she has served as a member of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. She has been involved in the organization and administration of the La Crosse Fitness Festival and the Got Energy Triathlon. She is married to Eric, a surgeon, and has three children: Andrew, Hannah, and Sarah.



Robert Frise graduated from Central High School in 1952 and from UW-Madison with a degree in business. From 1956 to 1959 he served as a pilot in the United States Air Force earning the rank of Lieutenant. Following his military career he joined the family business, La Crosse Concrete Company. He has served as president of the Wisconsin Concrete Pipe Association, the Wisconsin Ready Mix Association, the La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce, the La Crosse Builders Exchange and the Lutheran Hospital Board of Directors. He served on the Board of Directors of Norwest Bank (now Wells Fargo) for 27 years. He owns several concrete businesses in the area, the La Crosse Truck Center, and River States Truck and Trailer, Inc. He is co-owner of the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse. Through his hard work and efforts working with other community leaders, several projects were completed such as the redevelopment of the La Crosse Harborview area. He has been involved in charitable causes in the La Crosse community: He was a founding member of Chileda and has given extensively to the La Crosse YMCA - North, English Lutheran Church, the Boys and Girls Club, the United Way, the Humane Society, UW-La Crosse stadium, and Sigma Chi Fraternity in Madison. In 1957 he married Ruth Smevog (a Central graduate), and they have three children.

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 09:25

Overwhelmingly Critical Response to Parking Plan

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Aquinas Gets Deep Into Compassion

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Kind And Kabat Dish Out Awards

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On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Ron Kind and La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat today

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Logan Senior Konnor Slaats-Reikowski proved to his Logan High School teachers, the state and now the entire continent of North America that he knows networking. Slaats-Reikowski sat for the two hour theoretical and skills-based exam two weeks ago. He was among more than 1,000 college and high school students from the United States and Canada to take the exam, with only 109 moving on to the final round. The University of Minnesota bound senior finished as the top competitor from the State of Wisconsin and 29th in North America.

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Parking Hearing Should Draw Out Public Opinions

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Rare Criminal Case Moving Forward

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A rare criminal case is making it's way through the Monroe County Court

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Kwik Trip Plans Building On Sparta's East Side

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A Kwik Trip store located on Sparta's east side is about to go under a huge

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