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Month: September 2020

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 on Labor Day of 1966.  Richie* (Smith) and I not only attended Prep, but we […]

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 to be a Prep. This school has traditions I will always carry with me.” Jeremiah […]

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 the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Through creating humorous homecoming videos, encouraging the student body 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 in a good way. Born in Los Angeles, Bob’s family moved to Sacramento and on […]

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 educational formation at the Prep School invited her to be inquisitive and develop the courage […]

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 among the academically talented high school seniors who now have the opportunity to continue in […]

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 her final moments with her loving husband, hand in hand, heart to heart. She was […]