Peer Ministers

What is a Peer Minister?​

Peer Ministers are students who serve the community during the school year, aiding in leadership, offering counsel to their peers, and helping to spread the mission of Newman Center to students on and off campus.

Each spring we begin the hiring process for next year. Watch for announcements about this paid opportunity, or get in touch with the Newman office to inquire if you may be a right fit for next year’s team. Take time to get to know these unique individuals below!

Kalli Terrhar

Sophomore, Majoring in Accounting. Kalli does not have plans at this time for after she graduates.

“I’m excited to meet new people and build relationships.”

  • Favorite Place to Study: The Library
  • Favorite Candy: 100 Grand or Sour Patch Kids
  • Favorite Saint Cloud Restaurant: Grizzlies
  • Where she can be found on any given Saturday: At work or hanging out with friends

Maureen Schimnich

Sophomore, Majoring in Math Education and minoring in Business Management. After graduation, Maureen plans to be teaching a math class in a middle or high school.

“I’m excited to meet new people and learn more about my faith!”

  • Favorite Place to Study: The Library
  • Favorite Candy: Twix
  • Favorite Saint Cloud Restaurant: House of Pizza
  • Where she can be found on any given Saturday: Spending time with friends and family.

Jack Palmer

Junior, Majoring in Political Science and Communication Studies. After graduation, Jack would like to attend Law School and pursue a career as a lawyer.

“I’m excited to be a peer minister because I’m looking forward to help form a community by students and for students.”

  • Favorite Place to Study: The Miller Center
  • Favorite Candy: Milky Ways
  • Favorite Saint Cloud Restaurant: Olde Brick House
  • Where he can be found on any given Saturday: Attending book club, going home for the day, or just relaxing.

Davis Ouedraogo

Senior, Majoring in Biomedical Sciences. After graduation, I will apply for internships to get more experience.

“I look forward to tightening my relationship with God, meeting new people and helping others.”

  • Favorite Place to Study: Basement of Atwood
  • Favorite Candy: Kit Kat
  • Favorite Saint Cloud Restaurant: Olive Garden
  • Where he can be found on any given Saturday: If I am not working, I am usually at home chilling