Sybel Haugen (M.Ed ’85), passed away at age 93, on March 4, 2017. She was one of the first teachers of Kasson-Mantorville region to obtain additional training in special. In 1980, Sybel was recognized as the Teacher of the Year at Kasson-Mantorville. She always was recognized for Minnesota Teacher of Excellence and became semi-finalist for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year. She was a person who loved to travel. She traveled to many continents such as South America, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Australia, and more. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota in 1985.