Meet Karen Backes
- Title: Dean of Admission
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 800-544-1489
- Territory: Blake School, Breck School, Minnehaha Academy, Mounds Park Academy, Saint John's Prep School, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, Trinity School at River Ridge, Kansas and Missouri
- Hometown: Melrose, Minn.
- High School: Melrose
- College: 1987 CSB/SJU graduate
- Major: Communication
I was a writer for The Record (student newspaper). I worked at HAB and Saint John's Prep School. I was on the track team and involved with student government. I studied abroad in Salzburg, Austria.
I was a transfer student. I've been involved with the Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) program for many years. I participate in Companions on a Journey, a group that promotes spiritual companioning. I enjoy running and camping and I have two children – Emma (16 years), Christopher (14 years).
These are a few of my favorite things:
- Movies: Sound of Music, Dirty Dancing and Grease
- Plays: Joseph and the Amazing Techni-color Dream Coat, Phantom of the Opera and Mama Mia
- Books: Kite Runner and Cider House Rules