Brian King (SRV ’96)

Brian King (SRV ’96)

Brian King (SRV ’96) “As a third-generation SRV alum, it has always been a part of my family; but to an even greater extent, the SRV community has been, and always will be, like a giant family, and that is something I will cherish forever.” Read Brian’s reflection...
Paul Nowell (SRV ’70)

Paul Nowell (SRV ’70)

Paul Nowell (SRV ’70) “I’ve always said that if I hadn’t gone to Rose Valley I would not have become an artist or art educator, and I credit Rose Valley with instilling in me the confidence to follow my dreams where ever they led me. ” Read Paul’s reflection...
Stephen Israel (SRV ’53)

Stephen Israel (SRV ’53)

Stephen Israel (SRV ’53) I entered SRV in second grade and stayed through 6th grade (1947 through 1953).  At the SRV, my teachers; Mary Spiller, an exchange teacher from Belgium, Betsy Gray, Wayne Higley, and Peg Nowell were role models that gave me a lifelong passion...
Patricia Woodbridge (SRV ’58)

Patricia Woodbridge (SRV ’58)

Patricia Woodbridge (SRV ’58) I particularly loved costumes, scenery, and pretend for the plays we wrote and produced about historical periods. I loved woodshop with Mr. Freeman, where he helped me build a bureau with doors that slid open and big round wood knobs. He...
Lisa Richardson (SRV ’72)

Lisa Richardson (SRV ’72)

Lisa Richardson (SRV ’72) Lisa Richardson, MSS, LICSW is the Director of MSW Field Education and Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, MN.   She teaches courses in human behavior,...
Beah Burger-Lenehan (SRV ’96)

Beah Burger-Lenehan (SRV ’96)

Beah Burger-Lenehan (SRV ’96) It would be reasonable to think that my path to Google and beyond was paved with computer science classes; but it would be wrong. I’ve not taken a single computer science class in my life. Turns out, the fact that I feel at home in the...