Four St. Joseph students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at the College of St. Benedict. Rose Berg-Arnold, daughter of Mark and Brenda Berg-Arnold, is a senior nursing major. Leela Cofell, daughter of Monica Cofell, is a senior political science major. Jamie Muske, daughter of Tim and Shelly Muske, is a junior elementary education major. Caitlin Terres, daughter of Robbie and Teresa Terres, is a senior nursing major.
To be included on the dean’s list, students must have a grade-point average of at least 3.80 and have completed 12 credits.
St. John’s Prep’s Knowledge Bowl team advanced to the state meet after winning at the regional level. The Regional Knowledge Bowl was held March 20 at Celebration Lutheran Church; 18 teams competed in a written test and five oral rounds. Five teams will advance to the state meet April 12-13 at Cragun’s, Brainerd. The prep-school team is coached by Charles Miller and Jan Daiker. Team members are Tina Chen, Gabriel Curnutt, Zander Haws, Regan Mies and Caitlin Skahen.
Six St. Joseph students recently graduated from St. Cloud State University. They are the following: Hannah Kalla, bachelor’s in elementary/K-6 education, summa cum laude; Whitney Lorentz, bachelor’s in information systems; Richard Welch, bachelor’s in accounting, summa cum laude; Richard Bohannon, master’s in geography/geographic information science; Megan Loso, dual bachelor’s degrees in biology and life science/general science education grades 5-12, magna cum laude; and Abby Lyon, graduate certificate in educational administration.
Mary Jepperson, a professor of accounting and finance at the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University recently joined the board of directors at Stearns Bank National Association. Jepperson began her career in the Minneapolis office of Coopers & Lybrand, where she became the office’s first female partner. She is experienced in forensic accounting and litigation services.