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Marie Nitke/FOCUS Heart of the Lakes Elementary School fourth grade ambassador Mick Meyer (standing) helps younger students log into their computers before the start of school.

Student ambassadors act as role models, helpers at HOTL

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They give the morning announcements, sell school supplies, and collect the recycling. They show the younger kids how to use computers, how to clean up after meal times, and even how to tie their shoes.


They're the student ambassadors at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School in Perham, and they not only help out the school staff, they act as role models for their younger schoolmates.

Some might say these ambitious fourth graders 'rule the school.'

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