Leland N. Sundet

Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, September 11, 2001

Leland Sundet is a graduate of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences. He is described as the epitome of the American Dream. He not only worked hard to help build a company, Twentieth Century Manufacturing into a multimillion dollar corporation, but became its owner 24 years after he joined it as a travelling salesman. In the process he has given generously of himself and his resources to his employees, customers, community, university, Church and those less fortunate. He has received many awards for his achievements including the Small Business Person of the Year Award for the State of Minnesota in 1981.

Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.