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Month: February 2017

Saint John’s Prep Student Named National Merit Finalist

Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to congratulate Amelia Broman ’17 for being named a national Merit Finalist! Saint John’s Prep Senior Amelia Broman, daughter of Bruce Broman and Evelyn Erickson of Saint Cloud, was named as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Amelia is also the twin sister of SJP senior Nathan […]

In Memoriam ~ John ‘Jack’ Niedenfuer, Father of Elizabeth “Liz” Niedenfuer ’00 and Hannah Niedenfuer Hart ’03

John Stephen ‘Jack’ Niedenfuer, Father of Elizabeth “Liz” Niedenfuer ’00 and Hannah Niedenfuer Hart ’03 Age 63, St. Joseph, MN, died unexpectedly 2/16/17. He was a gifted draftsman, builder, brewmeister, woodworker, avid reader, music-lover, gardener. Survived by beloved wife Mary (Kurilla) Niedenfuer; daughters Elizabeth and Hannah; brother Tom (Susan); sisters Jeri Reilly, Mary Ellen (Butch) […]

Saint John’s Prep Junior Solves National Physics Challenge

Congratulations to Toto Chen ’18! She solved a national physics challenge in the December “Physics Challenge for Teachers and Students,” in The Physics Teacher magazine. For this problem, among the 32 people to solve the challenge, only four were students. Two students in Tennessee, one student in Florida and Toto were the only young people to […]

In Memoriam ~ Michael J. Hogan, ’61

Michael J. Hogan, ’61 Mar 28, 1943 – Feb 18, 2017 Michael J. Hogan was the Founder and CEO of The Hogan Group, Inc. consulting firm. He was proud to be a contributing member of the Omaha business community. Preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Margaret Hogan; and sister, Mitzie Johnson. Mike is […]

In Memoriam ~ Fr. Magnus Wenninger, OSB – Class of 1937

Joseph Wenninger was born the second of eight children on October 31, 1919, to Henry and Josephine (Weber) Wenninger in Park Falls, Wisconsin. Joseph attended the local Catholic grade school of St. Anthony. At a young age Joseph expressed a desire to become a priest and on the advice of two cousins, Joseph entered Saint […]

In Memoriam ~ Oswald “Ozzie” Schmitz, ’42

Oswald “Ozzie” Schmitz, 92 May 30, 1924 – Feb. 14, 2017 Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:30 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2017 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Oswald “Ozzie” Schmitz, age 92, who died Tuesday at the St. Cloud Hospital.  Entombment will be in the parish cemetery. Relatives and […]

Campus Ministry Director David Fremo Named to Creighton University Honor Society

Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to congratulate David Fremo for being honored with membership to the Creighton University’s Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society. This chapter recognizes students and alumni for their commitment to service, academics, and loyalty. Mr. Fremo was honored during a ceremony at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, February 11. […]

Saint John’s Prep Robotics Teams competed at the VEX Robotics Competition

The Saint John’s Prep Robotics Teams competed at the VEX Robotics Competition at St Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center in February 3-4. This was the area’s fifth consecutive world-qualifying event. It was a very exciting weekend with some very tough competitions and challenges. Team 1 finished as MN State semi-finalists.Team 2 finished 1-6, with two […]

In Memoriam ~ Timothy Paul Ojile ’66

Timothy Paul Ojile ’66 June 29, 1948 – January 31, 2017 Timothy Paul Ojile ’66 passed away peacefully on January 31, 2017. He was born in Minneapolis on June, 29 1948, to Geraldine and Frederick Ojile, Sr., who preceded him in death. He is survived by his partner-in-life, Darius Homayounpour, and his brothers and sisters […]