Grace Bandel’s academic success also incorporates her vast involvement within the community of CSB. She was a part of the Hynes Scholars program and spent time tutoring Somali students during her sophomore year. Bandel studied abroad in Galway, Ireland, in 2016. She has helped many students by leading trips with Alternative Break Experiences to the Red Lake Reservation in 2016 in Minnesota, and in 2017 to Kansas City. She is serving as a Resident Assistant on the Benedictine Values Floor, and as a 3G Camp Counselor.