Alums have many stories about having to spend countless hours playing field hockey with bruised shins or tales of horror at the College's bowling alley the morning of Commencement still trying to 'JUST FINISH' their required games as "Swanny" would not graduate them unless they were complete.... If you have some stories you would like to share, please click here to download our "Who Knows Swanny" form.
"I wouldn't forget my skates if I were you, because you have to skate TWO extra hours for every period you miss."
Anonymous student, January 1937
"All we hope now is that "Swanny" doesn't raise the requirements for an A in skating. We had a hard enough time getting a C!"
Anonymous student, Feb. 1944
"She was an inspiration to most of us because of her dedication to her field and her insistence that we as young girls and women should continue life-long exercise."
Patte Peterson '52
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811