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BSM Success Stories

Benilde-St. Margaret's has awesome students. We love to celebrate their achievements, their ideas, and their experiences. Don't just take our word for it, check out these success stories to hear about our alumni and how Red Knights make an impact in the world.

Reflections of Red Knight Grads: Class of 2023

Futures Made Here.

Red Knight Spotlight: Michael McDonald '24

Red Knight Spotlight: Nirvaan Yogarajah '24

Behind the Shield: Inventing a Way to Help Others

Behind the Shield: The Value of Guidance Counselors

Behind the Shield: Athletics & Activities

Alexandra Sifferlin '08

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.


Learn about journalism opportunities at BSM.

Brandon Banks '16

Hear from Brandon Banks, a 2016 BSM grad who began his journey at Benilde-St. Margaret's in 7th grade.

As an engineering student at Purdue University, Brandon and says the wide variety of course opportunities at BSM helped him discover his passion for electrical engineering.


Learn about engineering opportunities at BSM.


Kelly Pannek '14

Two-time Olympic Medalist (Gold '18, Silver '22) and two-time 2017 World Championships Gold medalist, Kelly Pannek has achieved athletic excellence through hard work and teamwork.

With a degree in finance, Kelly shares how her time at BSM helped prepare her for a successful future on and off the ice.


Learn about athletic opportunities at BSM.


Carston Swenson '17 and Maria Satre '17

Two members of the Class of 2017, Carston Swenson and Maria Satre, share how BSM helped them discover their calling to serve others.

Their service after graduation began at the U.S. Naval Academy, joining the list of BSM graduates who made a commitment of service to our nation.


Learn about athletic opportunities at BSM.