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Benedictine College – Scholarship Ball

More than 800 guests gathered for Benedictine College’s annual Scholarship Ball. Joan Moyer Kemlage and Thomas Kemlage and Pamela Schaefer Kramer and Kevin Kramer were honored with the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict. Lené Westerman and Kate McClard Carr and Patrick Carr were the co-chairmen, and John Holt served as the emcee.

Jeanne Campbell, Amy Schnieders, Pam Kramer, honoree; and Lisa Pieper

 

Colonel (retired) Roger Donlon was the recipient of the inaugural St. Martin of Tours Award by Benedictine College.

 

(Seated) Leah, Bodie and Andrew Kemlage, Joan and Dr. Tom Kemlage, honorees; and Brother Leven Harton, OSB (standing) Mitch Kemlage with Thad and Kim Kemlage and their daughters, Lena and Ceci

 

Guests danced to the tunes of the Michael Beers Band.

 

Kimberly and Mark Halpin flanked John Shaneyfelt, student volunteer; during the Fund-a-Raven.

 

(Kneeling) Alejandro Pacheco and Donovan Templeton (standing) Joe Andrews, Laura Heuetz, Natalie Roberts, Grace Ruedi, John Shaughessy, Daniel Haas, and Liv Martin

 

Rick and Renee Washburn with Ashley and Nick Rudolph

 

(Seated) Bryan and Susan Long, Tresa and Larry Buessing, board member; and Richard and Diane Liebsch (standing) Jeff and Angela Humburg and Jennifer and Phil Lombardi

 

Stephen and Peggy McBride, Dr. James and Linda Bongers, Mary Stec and Jon Shook, and Barbara and B.J. Hickert

 

Benedictine Students Sydney Wolf, Michael Klein and Camrie Ventry were recognized.

Additional photos featured in the April 28, 2018 issue of The Independent

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