The Minnesota Business Partnership recognized Banyan as the 2018 Minnesota’s Future Award winner. The award recognizes high performing, diverse schools or education programs for their success in helping all students succeed.

“Minnesota business leaders understand that for our state to continue to thrive, we need all students to succeed,” said Charlie Weaver, Executive Director of the Minnesota Business Partnership. “Banyan’s innovative, community-oriented approach is helping students succeed in school and thrive in life.”

Banyan was honored before more than 1,000 business, civic, and political leaders at the Minnesota Business Partnership’s Annual Dinner at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Minnesota Business Partnership shared a video with the audience in advance of remarks given by Joani Essenburg, Co-Founder and Executive Director.

Watch the video here.

Read the full press release here.