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The national Students for Life of America organization investigated 784 Christian colleges for their pro-life stance and actions. Benedictine College and its Ravens Respect Life (RRL) student group were given an A+ and were named one of the top three pro-life colleges in America. The designation came with a $1500 “Standing with You” scholarship for a pregnant or parenting student on campus and $500 for RRL activities for the coming year.
“The next step after Roe is to build a culture of life and love,” said Benedictine College President Stephen D. Minnis. “I am so proud of our students who truly ‘Love Them Both’ and support both mothers and the unborn.”
According to Joe Hogan, vice president of RRL, the college and the student group were recognized for activities like these:
Any pregnant or parenting student at Benedictine can apply to receive this $1,500 scholarship at https://www.standingwithyou.org/Scholarship/.
Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the best private college in Kansas by The Wall Street Journal, and one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.