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HTC student earns World Citizen Award

Brooklyn Park, April 22, 2020 – Asani Ajogun, pharmacy technician student at Hennepin Technical College (HTC), has been awarded the Mark Welter World Citizen Award.

Ajogun is a dedicated student leader at HTC. He is vice president of Student Senate on the HTC Eden Prairie campus and works as a Student Experience Team Leader. Ajogun cares deeply about HTC students and strives to help them succeed. During his work in the Student Life and Career Center, he often finds ways to connect students with the resources they need.

Asani Ajogun photo

The award is a tribute to students who exemplify an understanding of the interconnected nature of the world in the 21st century. Students honored will receive $500. Approximately 20 students from the Minnesota State system receive this award, which is sponsored by the Welter Family Foundation and the student advocacy group LeadMN.

About Hennepin Technical College
Founded in 1972, Hennepin Technical College is the largest stand-alone technical college in Minnesota. With campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, the college has a diverse student population of more than 18,000 and offers degree and non-degree coursework in over 45 programs. Achieving a 99% job placement rate, HTC prepares students for in-demand and high-paying employment opportunities. HTC is a member of Minnesota State, which includes 30 colleges and seven state universities. Visit

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Last updated by mdibba : 2022-08-09 10:38:07