IMAGES: Winter on Campus

For the past few years, Benedictine College saw very little winter snow. Not this year. Snow came early and revisited the campus along with other winter regulars.

Above: Walking through Raven Memorial Park in the falling snow.

Lessons and Carols features the music department at St. Benedict’s Abbey.

The crowd participates with light and song.

Football advanced to the National Championship game …

… under the leadership of newly inducted Raven Hall of Famer Larry Wilcox.

Basketball’s “Snow Storm” game collected toys (and blankets and more) for area kids.

Students tasted the snow …

… and tested it for speed.

Snow added to the beauty of campus statuary.

Snowfall in the quad …

… left it more beautiful than ever.

Benedictine College

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 honored 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. Benedictine College is dedicated to transforming culture in America through its mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.