Blog Archive

Dave Anderson with sunglasses and a tropical background

Dave Anderson '64 shares his life career of working with Boeing, where he served all over the world, as well as his non-profit work since retirement.

Andrew Johnson '15 headshot

Andrew Johnson '15 shares his beginnings at MA in Applied Research and Engineering, then his Microgrid research at the University of St. Thomas.

LeRoy Carlson '55

LeRoy Carlson finds new vision after retirement starting 'The Warner E. Sallman Art Collection, Inc.'

Kris Ehresmann '80  head shot in a red shirt , sweater, and necklace

Kris (Rosdahl) Ehresmann '80 shares her past year of challenges and encouragement with COVID-19 as the Director of Infectious Disease at the MN Department of Health. 

Jim in '85, sitting at his desk with a row of books behind him

Jim Wald shares the story of his legacy of three distinctly different careers during his 35 years at MA, and how he was initially recruited as the new shop teacher. 

Polly and Brian Wright sitting outside with grass and trees in background

Polly shares about the journey of God planting seeds in her life, starting at MA and coming to fruition in her life, her children and her family. 

Brian and Polly sitting on a haybale dressed in overalls

Brian shares how God used his time at MA to make two of the most important decisions of his life. 

Kari (Glenn) Fields '90 face and shoulders, wearing a black sweater

Kari (Glenn) Fields '90 shares her legacy at MA.  "I've never had a desire to look elsewhere because I am so happy at MA." 

Berkley Duckson'20 and Jay

We were deeply saddened to hear of the devastating loss of Berkley Duckson '20 on Friday, February 19, 2021.

Berkley was a beloved member of the Minnehaha Academy community since preschool and was a freshman at Texas Christian University.

Tricia Hall standing against a wall, with a red sweater, necklace and earrings

Tricia shares the story of how her interests, passions, and calling combined in medicine, international health, and ministry. 


Hugh Mayo in a suit and tie in front of a college building

Hugo Mayo shares why, as a student, he chose MA for the 'best academic programs in the city'.  

Cal and his wife Sarmita

Cal Peterson '58 comes to MA in 9th grade, after being in a one-room schoolhouse in Stillwater, MN.  He learns construction and woodworking as a trade, and dedicates his time volunteering at Covenant Pines Bible Camp, where he met his wife Sarmita. 

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