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Trio honored as outstanding alumni for Minnesota State

Steve Rossow1 / 3
Brian Boedigheimer2 / 3
Greg Beckwith3 / 3

Days after the guitar show took place at Minnesota State College Southeast, three instructors from the instrument repair and building programs were honored by the college.

Greg Beckwith, Brian Boedigheimer, and Steve Rossow were named Outstanding Alumni at the May 15, 2019, commencement ceremony, honoring the three graduates from the same school they graduated from years ago.

Beckwith (1992), Boedigheimer (1994) and Rossow (2001) have made the instrument repair and building programs world renowned, according to a press release from the school.

Interim President Larry Lundblad said the school is "very proud" of the instructors accomplishments.

Beckwith teaches band instrument repair, Boedigheimer teaches guitar repair & building, and Rossow teaches violin repair and guitar repair & building.

Matthew Lambert

Matthew Lambert joined the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2018 covering school board, public safety, and writing features. Lambert previously wrote for the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal. He is a graduate of Winona State University with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication: Journalism. 

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