Month: September 2020

Saint John’s Prep Congratulates Commended Students in National Merit Scholarship Program

Congratulations Angelina ’21 and Adrienne ’21! Two Saint John’s Prep seniors are being honored as Commended Students in the 2020-21 National Merit® Scholarship Program. Adrienne Gefre is the daughter of Katherine and Brian Gefre of Sartell. Yu (Angelina) Qiu is…

A Transformational Experience

Peter Wolters ’70 Lifelong Friendships, Global Perspectives and a Commitment to Serve Attending the Prep School was transformational for Peter Wolters. “I met one of my best friends at Prep while standing in line to register for classes at Prep…

Prep’s Positive Impact

Being a Part of Something Bigger than Yourself Jeremiah Weber ’20 Jeremiah Weber ’20 was awarded the Citizenship Award at graduation, for consistently promoting respect for, and the building up of, the Saint John’s Preparatory School community. “I am proud…

Values for Life

Benedictine Values Offer Guidance for a Lifetime Justine Meyer ’20 Justine Meyer ’20 was awarded the Benedictine Spirit Award for representing an embodiment of the values our school community holds most dear: The Benedictine Values. Justine is studying communications at…

Lessons Learned while Living in Community

Saint John’s Shapes a Life and Career Bob Wicker ‘60 “Living in community teaches you that others are just as important as you are.” Arriving at Saint John’s Prep in the fall of 1958, Bob immediately knew something was different, but different…

Prep Leads to a Life of Purpose, Service and Achievement

Relationships and Encouragement Lead to Groundbreaking Scientific Research Penny Beuning ’90 Dr. Penny Beuning ’90, Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern University is certainly living a life of purpose, service, and achievement. Her…

Alton Mies ’21 is Named as National Merit Semi-Finalist

Saint John’s Prep Senior Alton Mies, son of Susan and Jeff Mies of Cold Spring, is a semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Alton is one of the 16,000 students nationwide to earn the honor as semi-finalist. Alton is…

In Memoriam~ Diane Nolan, wife of Jim Nolan ’69

Diane Nolan, wife of James “Jim” Nolan ’69 Diane Marie Nolan, 62, passed away suddenly from a pulmonary embolism during the early hours of Sept. 1, 2020. Before taking our Heavenly Father’s hand and faithfully answering His call, she spent…