Mikayla Karels is a first generation college student. She is a student employee at Clemens Library at CSB, shelving books and serving as an interlibrary loan assistant. She studied abroad in fall 2017 in Ireland. Karels has been involved in the McLeod County (Minnesota) Relay for Life, raising money for the American Cancer Society. Karels is also involved in the “Up ’Til Dawn” fundraising event at CSB and Saint John’s University. She has participated in a number of service activities with the Alpha Kappa Sigma Service Sorority, and has been involved in the Luminous Lodge Retreat sponsored by the Benedictine Sisters.