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Coquyt submits resignation from MAHS

MORRIS - Morris Area High School Principal Mike Coquyt has resigned his position at MAHS in order to take a position at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

The Morris Area School Board will vote to accept Coquyt's resignation at a special school board meeting on Tuesday, June 26.

In his resignation letter, Coquyt said he has accepted an offer to serve as an assistant professor at MSU.

"After careful consideration, I realize that this opportunity is too exciting for me to decline," Coquyt said.

Coquyt has been with the district since 2007. Prior to coming to Morris, Coquyt served as the principal at Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School for five years.

Kim Ukura

Kim Ukura began working at the Farmington/Rosemount Independent Town Pages in August of 2016. Previously, she served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune for five years. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing. She has been recognized by the Minnesota Newspaper Association for human interest, multimedia, business and public affairs reporting.