BSM Success Stories

"Futures Made Here" is a new BSM video series produced by the Marketing & Communications department featuring the success stories of our wonderful alumni community. Watch the series below! 

Have an alumni success story you'd like to share? Email us at marcomm@bsmschool.org and we may feature your story on our website, social media, in Crown & Shield alumni magazine or in our video series. We'd love to hear from you!


Chances are, you've seen her name on the cover of TIME Magazine a time or two. Meet Alexandra Sifferlin, a 2008 Benilde-St. Margaret's graduate now working as a senior editor at the digital media company Medium, who says her experience at BSM prepared her to become a successful journalist.


Hear from Brandon Banks, a 2016 BSM grad and Purdue Engineering student at Purdue University, in our latest edition of our Futures Made Here video series. Brandon began his journey at Benilde-St. Margaret's in 7th grade and says the wide variety of opportunities offered at BSM helped him discover his passion for electrical engineering.


USA Hockey Olympic Gold Medalist and Minnesota Women's Hockey Captain Kelly Pannek ('14) shares how her time at BSM helped prepare her for a successful future. Winning a gold medal is one of many accolades Kelly has to be proud of, along with being picked 4th overall by the Minnesota Whitecaps in the 2018 NWHL draft.


Two class of 2017 graduates, Carston Swenson and Maria Satre share how BSM helped them discover their calling to serve others. Both Carston and Maria are in their second year at the U.S. Naval Academy. We are grateful for their commitment of service to our nation.