Nine St. Joseph students were among 1,408 students who were named to the spring semester dean’s list at St. Cloud State University.
They and their major are as follows: Kylie Carlson, nursing; Chelsea Christman, English; Lukas Gohl, communication arts and literature; Payton Kalla, finance; Tyler Lahr, mathematics; Samantha Laudenbach, elementary/K-6 education; Kaula Loso, psychology; Adam Streit, community psychology; and Katelyn Tiffany, social work.
To be eligible for the honor, students must have a grade-point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Chris Schellinger has been named the next president of All Saints Academy in St. Cloud effective May 28.
Schellinger is a native of Central Minnesota and a graduate of St. John’s University.
Schellinger brings experience and proven success in business, entrepreneurism, fund raising, governance, volunteerism, leadership and communication. Most recently he has worked as a development consultant for a firm in St. Joseph. He will work with school families, the five parishes, employees, the Board, and the community-at-large to strengthen and to grow All Saints Academy which is just concluding its first year of operation.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the All Saint’s community and begin working with it’s dedicated professionals, families and supporters,” Schellinger said.
All Saints Academy is a Catholic pre-school through grade 6 school of about 425 students serving St. Joseph, Waite Park and portions of St. Cloud. It’s a partnership among the Catholic Churches of St. Joseph, St. Joseph (Waite Park), St. Michael, St. Paul and St. Peter.
The Cory and Larry Omann farm of St. Joseph has been honored as a Century Farm by the Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau.
It was one of 184 Minnesota farms recognized this year. Qualifying farms have been in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years and are 50 acres or more. They will receive a commemorative sign, as well as a certificate signed by the State Fair and Minnesota Farm Bureau presidents and Gov. Mark Dayton. Since the program began in 1976, more than 9,700 Minnesota farms have been recognized as Century Farms.
Benjamin Carlson, son of Tom and Michelle Carlson of St. Joseph, recently earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from St. John’s University, Collegeville. He graduated summa cum laude with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.90.