2016 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Published Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:15am


St. Croix Lutheran, West. St. Paul (May 12, 2016) -

The top graduates at St. Croix Lutheran for 2016 are:


Name: Katya B. Gurgel
Hometown: Inver Grove Heights, MN
Parents: Brett and Martina Gurgel
Will Pursue College Major: Mathematics (Macalaster College, St. Paul, MN)


Name: Anastasia L. Bornschlegl
Hometown: Rochester, MN
Parents' Names: Arlin and Olga Bornschlegl
Will Pursue College Major: Elementary and Secondary Education (Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN)


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About St. Croix Lutheran

St. Croix Lutheran Grades 6-12 is a private Christian middle school and high school located in West St. Paul, MN.  Established in 1958, the school offers a full range of academic courses in English, mathematics, the sciences, business life skills, religion, the fine arts, world languages, social studies, and physical education. Accelerated and advanced placement courses are offered to ensure that students are well prepared for post-secondary education. 95% of SCL graduates pursue additional education at the university or college level after graduation. The school offers 23 interscholastic sports as a member of the Tri Metro Conference. In addition to athletics, students have opportunities to participate in drama, music, and leadership programs. SCL’s new on-site 152-bed dormitory houses approximately 100 long-distance domestic and international students.

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Lucas Krueger, Class of 2008, Full Academic/Athletic Scholarship, Alabama A&M University
" St. Croix's athletic program prepared me both physically and mentally for stepping up to the next level of training. "
- Lucas '08