Kelly Refsnider (Director of Enrollment) from the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence awarded middle school teacher Erin Wendt with the Saintly Service Halo Award. She was chosen for this award for assuming positive intent in others, like St. Ignatius. Congratulations Mrs. Wendt, we are proud you are part of our St. Mary’s teaching staff.
We are also excited to announce that our Handbell Choir Group has been selected as a finalist in the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence 2024 Shine On Talent Competition! As a finalist, this group will receive two coaching sessions with a professional teacher from Lundstrum Performing Arts and participate in the live Shine On showcase of Catholic School Talent on Sunday, March 3 at Benilde St. Margaret School in St. Louis Park. The program is to showcase the wide variety of talents of students in Catholic schools across the state of Minnesota. Congratulations to our Handbell group! L to R: Mrs. Strandberg, Skylar Zuhlsdorf, Erika Martinson, Sophia Buckley, Brecken Erickson, Emma Tersteeg, Jackson Everson, Piper O’Neill, Sadie Zuhlsdorf & Kooper Eiler (not pictured are Mara Strandberg & Taylor Zupke)