Reed Reinbold

Reed Reinbold, a board member of LCSC and the chairman of the Henning School Board, received an Outstanding Service Award at the Minnesota Service Cooperatives (MSC) award banquet on Friday, Oct. 7. This award honors individuals for outstanding service in their region. 

Reinbold, employed by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office as the Chief Deputy, has worked with Otter Tail County schools, churches, and businesses to provide active shooter training since 2006 as a certified ALICE instructor. As an LCSC board member, Reinbold has gone above and beyond by working on the Personnel Committee and the Election Committee.  

“I am very appreciative. As an LCSC Board Member, Henning School Board Member, and Deputy Sheriff, I am dedicated to school safety and a common-sense approach to faculty, staff, and student training,” said Reinbold. “My work with our local school districts throughout the region regarding active shooters has been extremely rewarding. I continue to be impressed with the quality and dedication of our school faculties, staff, and students.”

Susan Ward, a recently retired employee of LCSC, received the Barbara Hexum – Excellence in Regional Service Award. 

Ward has provided exceptional service as the LCSC Academic Challenges Coordinator for the past 16 years. This award was established in 2011 and named in honor of Barbara Hexum, a long-time Lakes Country Service Cooperative employee. This award is presented only to nominees put forth and voted on by the MSC Executive Council, making the selection of awardees a significant honor and recognition of their service and accomplishments.

Before her position as Academic Challenges coordinator at LCSC, Ward taught English for 33 years at Rothsay Public Schools and worked in the Fergus Falls Adult Basic Ed program and with the Otter Tail County Jail to assist individuals and inmates in receiving their GED. 

Ward and her husband, Pat, reside in rural Rothsay and enjoy retirement together.