The Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) recognized Northfield Middle School Principal Jeff Pesta as the 2012 Minnesota Middle Level Principal of the Year for the Southeast Division at the organization’s annual conference June 20. Pesta will be under consideration to represent more than 1,300 state principals as the Minnesota Principal of the Year during the selection process to take place this fall. During the banquet, Pesta was also recognized for 15 years of consecutive service as a principal in Minnesota.