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Category: Alumni News

In Memoriam ~ Peter Froehle, Past SJP Staff

Peter H. Froehle Father of Stephanie ’79, Stephen ’82, and Susan ’85 Grandfather of Katy ‘16, Tracy ‘12 and Jonathon ‘07 May 7, 1937 – January 3, 2022 Peter H. Froehle, age 84, of St. Cloud, MN, passed away on January 3, 2022, while surrounded by loved ones, following an extended and courageous battle with […]

CARES Act Offers New Tax Deduction

In March 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion economic stimulus package legislated to battle the harmful effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. One aspect of the legislation provides immediate relief for nonprofits such as Saint John’s Prep. But for it to bring relief to the Prep School, […]

Saint John’s Prep Alumnus Releases New Book

Futurist Jack Uldrich ’82 Explores Ways to Face Uncharted and Unpredictable Times In his new book, Business as Unusual: A Futurist’s Unorthodox, Unconventional, and Uncomfortable Guide to Doing Business, Saint John’s Prep School alumnus and global futurist, Jack Uldrich ’82, succinctly delivers ten Big AHA (awareness, humility, and action) ideas focused on helping business leaders […]

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 […]

Joey Stock ’16 Signs with the Boston Red Sox

Saint John’s Prep is proud to congratulate Joey Stock ’16 for signing with the Boston Red Sox organization. A member of the Class of 2016, Joey was also a member of our first sixth grade class. Four years after graduating from Prep with a Communications degree in hand from Saint John’s University, Joey has been […]

The Easter Gift of Hope

Dear Saint John’s Prep Community, Hope is central to the message of the Triduum and the Easter season that follows. Hope in something greater beyond this life, beyond ourselves. It is not a hope based on wishful thinking or fantasy, but rather one drawn from deep love and rooted firmly in faith: Easter provides us […]

Yvonne Schilplin Receives SJP Benedictine Spirit Award

Saint John’s Prep is proud to announce that Yvonne Schilplin is the recipient of the 2019 Benedictine Spirit Award. Head of School Jon McGee recognized Yvonne at the Saint John’s Prep Appreciation Dinner held at Midland Hills Country Club in Roseville, MN. The Benedictine Spirit award is given in recognition of an individual who has […]