19 CSB students accepted into elite Catholic honor society

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April 15, 2020

Nineteen students from the College of Saint Benedict have been accepted for induction into the Omega Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma (DES) this academic year.

This year’s induction Mass, dinner and ceremony have been cancelled (the actual induction details have yet to be determined), but the accomplishments of these distinguished students have absolutely earned these honors and accolades.

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.

Five seniors and 14 juniors have earned inducted this year. Here are the inductees, listed by class and alphabetically:



Emmalyn Boeser, daughter of Laurie Boeser of Woodbury, Minnesota. Boeser is a nursing major.


Blair Eckman, daughter of Scott and Lisa Eckman of Mounds View, Minnesota. Eckman is an elementary education major.


Madeline Hester, daughter of Jason and Kathy Hester of Waconia, Minnesota. Hester is an accounting major.


Olivia Minsker, daughter of Barry and Jennifer Minsker of Eagan, Minnesota. Minsker is a global business leadership major.


Cai Selmo, daughter of Kathryn Selmo of Minneapolis. Selmo is a psychology and sociology double-major.



Valerie Doze, daughter of Van Doze and Karen Cisek of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Doze is a biochemistry and German double-major.


Olivia Engling, daughter of Timothy and Clare Engling of Middleton, Wisconsin. Engling is a peace studies and psychology double-major.


Danielle Heinen, daughter of Joe Heinen of Eden Valley, Minnesota, and Kris Heinen of Richmond, Minnesota. Heinen is an accounting major.


Stephanie Hurrle, daughter of Jerry and Kim Hurrle of South Haven, Minnesota. Hurrle is an accounting major.


Katie Johnson, daughter of Tom and Danette Johnson of Plymouth, Minnesota. Johnson is a nutrition – dietetics major. 


Jane Ludwig, daughter of Michael and Margaret Ludwig of Northfield, Minnesota. Ludwig is a Hispanic studies and educational psychology double-major. 


Brynn Murray, daughter of Cormac and Beth Murray of O’Fallon, Missouri. Murray is a communication major.


Hannah Prokosch, daughter of Mark Prokosch of Astor, Florida, and Katy Johnson of Ogilvie, Minnesota. Prokosch is a nursing major. 

Jena Schroepfer, daughter of Joel and Marti Schroepfer of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. Schroepfer is a theology major.


Anna Schulzetenberg, daughter of Gary and Nancy Schulzetenberg of Albany, Minnesota. Schulzetenberg is an elementary education major.


Abbey Schwob, daughter of David and Lynn Schwob of Waconia, Minnesota. Schwob is an elementary education major.


Caitlyn Shipp, daughter of Gary and Margaret Shipp of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Shipp is an English and theology major. 


Emma Solheim, daughter of Mark and Christine Solheim of Woodbury, Minnesota. Solheim is a nursing major.


Abbegayle Witham, daughter of Michael and Jill Witham of Lino Lakes, Minnesota. Witham is a history and English double-major.