American Legion Post 328 commander Chuck Kern (right) presents a certificate for 60 consecutive years of Legion membership to Al Torborg at the May 27 membership meeting. Torborg served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era and joined the Legion upon return from active duty.
Two St. Joseph students recently graduated from St. Cloud Christian School. They are Kristen Heinen, daughter of Bobbi and John Heinen, and Cecilia Schmit, daughter of Laura and Ralph Schmit.
Moriah Novacinski, daughter of Cheryl and Grant Novacinski of St. Joseph, was among 782 students who recently graduated from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology. St. Olaf President David Anderson told the graduating seniors,”The habits of mind and heart are the elements of your St. Olaf education that will accompany you the longest after you leave campus and they will provide life direction for you. They include the ability to think analytically, to be creative and imaginative, to listen thoughtfully and with compassion, and to commit yourself to a set of values that guide your behavior.”
Eighteen St. Joseph students were recently named to the headmaster’s honor roll at St. John’s Preparatory School, Collegeville.
They are: Leela Cofell, senior, daughter of Monica Cofell and David Cofell; Marisa Gaetz, sophomore, daughter of Rose and Rick Gaetz; Lauren Kissela, freshmen, and Joel Kissela, seventh-grader, daughter and son of Marcia Allard and Chad Kissela; Ben Lepinski, freshmen, son of Lois and Alan Lepinski; Gabrielle Martone, senior, Grace Martone, freshman, John Martone, eighth-grader, daughters and son of Lisa and Mark Martone; Haley Moog, sixth-grader, daughter of Gina Loxtercamp and Joe Moog; Taylor Nydeen, freshmen, and Reid Nydeen, seventh-grader, daughters of Pam and Lance Nydeen; Savannah O’Hare, sophomore, daughter of Amy O’Hare of St. Joseph and Peter O’Hare of Hixson, Tenn.; Clare Pfannenstein, junior, and Cole Pfannenstein, freshmen, daughter and son of Joan and Patrick Pfannenstein; Emily Powers, junior, daughter of Bridget and James Powers of Collegeville; Sarah Schrup, junior, daughter of Myra and Tom Schrup; Justin Terhaar, sophomore, son of Jody and Karl Terhaar; and Anja Wuolu, sophomore, daughter of Lorie and David Wuolu.
Students attaining the headmaster’s honor roll have earned a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher.
Six St. Joseph students were recently named to the principal’s honor roll at St. John’s Preparatory School, Collegeville.
Andre Estevez, senior, son of Ellen Estevez and Joe Estevez; Adam Lepinski, freshmen, son of Lois and Alan Lepinski; Olivia Schleper, seventh-grader, daughter of Susan and Alex Schleper; Caitlin Skahen, seventh-grader, daughter of Jennifer and Sean Skahen; Kathleen Walz, sophomore, daughter of John Walz of St. Joseph and Susan Walz of St. Cloud; and Lawson Wheatley, eighth-grader, son of Parker Wheatley and Jennifer Jimenez-Whitley of St. Joseph and Caroline Yaun of Northfield, Minn.
Students attaining the principal’s honor roll have a grade-point average of 3.0 to 3.4999.
Jarrett Crue of St. Joseph was recently named to the honors list at Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa. Students must attain a minimum 3.65 grade-point average to earn this honor.
Christina Miller of St. Joseph was recently named to the spring dean’s list at Concordia University, St. Paul. Miller is a senior majoring in biology. Students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher receive this honor..
Stephanie Kellner, daughter of Kay and Mike Kellner of St. Joseph, recently earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of St. Benedict.
CSB President MaryAnn Baenninger recently received an honorary degree from the college in recognition of her 10 years leading CSB.
Four St. Joseph students recently graduated from St. John’s University, Collegeville.
They are the following: Zachary Eiynck, son of Sandy and Jeffery Eiynck, bachelor’s degree in economics; Benjamin Evenson, son of Marne and Mark Evenson, bachelor’s degree in Hispanic studies with the honor magna cum laude (indicates a cumulative grade-point average of 3.75); Spencer Frie, son of Elaine and Roger Frie, bachelor’s degree in music with the honor egregia cum laude (indicates a cumulative grade-point average of 4.00); and Daniel Larson, son of Deb Stumvoll and Keith Larson bachelor’s degree in music.