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17 CSB students selected for Omega Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma

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March 28, 2016

Seventeen students from the College of Saint Benedict will be inducted into the Omega Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma (DES) Friday, April 8.

A celebration of the Eucharist is at 5 p.m. at Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict's Monastery, followed by a dinner and induction ceremony in room 204, Gorecki Center, CSB.

Select CSB juniors and seniors are inducted into DES each year based on a series of criteria. Students must maintain a 3.9 grade-point average or higher on a 4.0 scale, while also being involved in the community through volunteer and extracurricular activities.

DES is a national Catholic Honor Society with the purpose of recognizing academic accomplishments, dedication to intellectual activity and service to others. CSB has been a member of DES since its beginning in 1940.

The CSB students who will be inducted into DES are:

  • Claire Buysse, daughter of Charles and Sharon Buysse of Marshall, Minnesota. Buysse is a junior chemistry major.
  • Emma Christensen, daughter of Brett and Kathy Christensen of Blaine, Minnesota. Christensen is a junior mathematics major.
  • Laura Comee, daughter of David and Amy Comee of Savage, Minnesota. Comee is a senior nutrition major.
  • Maggie Ellis, daughter of Martin and Suzanne Ellis of Long Lake, Minnesota. Ellis is a senior elementary education major.
  • Allison Fischbach, daughter of Jeff and Cathy Fischbach of Rosemount, Minnesota. Fischbach, who graduated in December 2015, majored in communication.
  • Taylor Haag, daughter of Scott and Stephanie Haag of Omaha, Nebraska. Haag is a senior elementary education major.
  • Rebecca Humbert, daughter of Terrence and Lori Humbert of St. Cloud, Minnesota. Humbert is a senior psychology major.
  • Emma Johnson, daughter of Dan and Barb Johnson of Mora, Minnesota. Johnson is a senior chemistry major.
  • Mia McVicker, daughter of Daniel McVicker and Christine Quist-McVicker of Isanti, Minnesota. McVicker is a senior political science and peace studies double-major.
  • Megan Myers, daughter of Scott and April Myers of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. Myers is a junior nutrition and economics double-major.
  • Rachel Rittenhouse, daughter of Timothy and Julie Rittenhouse of Paynesville, Minnesota. Rittenhouse is a junior nursing major.
  • Cassandra Roline, daughter of Glenn and Celeste Roline of Anoka, Minnesota. Roline is a junior mathematics and gender studies double-major. 
  • Hannah Salto, daughter of Timothy and Stephanie Salto of Long Prairie, Minnesota. Salto is a senior English and communication double-major.
  • Amelia Schmelzer, daughter of Peter and Mary Schmelzer of Northfield, Minnesota. Schmelzer is a junior English major.
  • Kaylene Marie Seurer, daughter of Gregory and Pauline Seurer of Farmington, Minnesota. Seurer is a junior nursing major.
  • Emma Weber, daughter of Bruce and Alisa Weber of St. Paul, Minnesota. Weber is a junior accounting major.
  • Nicole Womack, daughter of James Womack of St. Paul and Karen Womack of St. Paul, Minnesota. Womack is a junior economics major.