Cassie Lagodinski grew up in Moorhead, MN and graduated from Moorhead Highschool. She attended The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities obtaining a B.S. degree in Fisheries and Wildlife specializing in Conservation Biology with a minor in Biology. Cassie also studied abroad at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia. She took a year off from school to work for the Student Conservation Association in Ridgecrest, CA doing habitat restoration for the federally protected desert tortoise. Cassie then graduated from NDSU with a Master’s Degree in Natural Resources Management and took a position with the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Ellendale and Forman, ND as a soil conservationist.
Cassie is married to her husband, Ryan, and they have 3 beautiful children; Addison (11), Ahna (7) and Ty (4). Cassie loves sports and coaches her girls in basketball and soccer. She is also a Girl Scout leader for her youngest daughter. Cassie enjoys fostering and bottle-feeding abandoned kittens and her favorite place to be is at the lake. Cassie is really excited to see her girls at school every day. Welcome to the Tornado family, Cassie!