The Golden "N" is awarded annually by the MSU-Northern Student Senate. Students select winners based on their overall readiness to help students achieve. The Golden "N" Award is the most prestigious award an MSU-Northern faculty or staff member can receive.  Only current students can submit nominations.

Year     Winners
 2020  Linda Collins  Robert Tate  Greg Clouse  
 2019  Tammy Boles  Sherry Kegel  Chad Spangler  Jennifer Henderson
2018   Byron Ophus  Loreen Schlotfeldt  Linda Osterman  Chris Mouat
2017   Tom Welch  Will Taylor  Jeremy Hoffman  
2016   Liz Leeds  Kristi Peterson    
2015   Kevin Johnson  Greg Kegel    
2014   Bill Schwartz  Mark Samson  Barbara Zuck  
2013   Wayne Boysun  Becky Nicholson    
2012   William Danley  Shawn Huse    
2011   Marianne Hamilton  Pamela Wilson    
2010   Joe Callahan  Brenda Skornogoski  Pam Conaster  
2009  Gary Lawson  John Donaldson  Alan Culp  Trygve Magelson
2008   Darlene Bricker  Stacey Dolezal  Sarah Griffith  
2007   Joel Soiseth  Gail Reynolds    
2006   Terry Munson  Betty Clark    
2005   Krista Milligan  Suzie Anderson    
2004   Steven Don  Shauna Albrecht    
2003   Joel Bordeur  Kevin Mielke    
2002   Lanny Wilke  Sharon Day    
2001   David Ray  Sharon Caven    
2000   Jason Degele  Larry Hanson    
1999   Linda Hoines  Marty Foxman  Mike Rao  
1998   Ted Spatkowski  Steve Jamruszka    
1997   Cameron Worstell  Sue Swan    
1996   Robert Christeck  Denise Brewer    
1995   Wanda McKinney      
1994   Louis Overcast  Scott Nessler  William Shellenberger  
1993   Marilyn Garrahan  Mavis Filler    
1992   Bill Lanier      
1987  Cynthia Bryson      
1989 Lynn Ophus      
1983 Keith Clawson      
Others   Val Valdez  Helen Allen Bill Byars  Bill Lisenby
  Joe Crowley