Class Notes

Andrew Benson ’15

Andrew Bensen is a realtor for Keller Williams Premier Realty Lake Minnetoka where he represents buyers and sellers in the Twin Cities’ western suburbs. Bensen played golf for the Beavers and was named BSU’s Male Athlete of the Year during his senior season. He lives in St. Louis Park.

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Leslie Sagen ’00

Leslie Sagen, a special education coordinator and teacher at Nevis Public Schools, was selected Teacher of the Year by her peers. Sagen has taught at the school district for 25 years. She and her husband live in Walker and have three children.

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Anthony Ragsdale ’13

Anthony Ragsdale is a behavior analyst for Aspire College Academy in Sacramento, California. The academy’s mission is to prepare elementary students for college success. Ragsdale lives in Rancho Cordova, California, with his fiancé and son.

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Debbie (Bryant) Davis ’76

Debbie (Bryant) Davis is the programs and initiatives manager for the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Nikki (Baird) Brink ’04

Nikki (Baird) Brink is the chief operating officer at First National Bank Bemidji. She lives in Bemidji with her husband, Bob ‘04, who teaches social studies at Bemidji High School. They have three children.

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Brad Dokken ’84

Brad Dokken was awarded the Conservation Communications Award from Ducks Unlimited, a national conservation organization focused on wetland habitat conservation. Dokken, an outdoor reporter and editor at the Grand Forks Herald since 1985, was recognized for his contributions to wetland conservation through his writing. Dokken lives in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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Drey Bradley ’86

Drey Bradley retired from his head coaching role for Apple Valley’s Eastview High School boy’s hockey program after leading the team for 13 years. The former Beaver Hockey men’s team standout teaches physical education and health at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. He lives in Eagan with his wife, Karen (McDougall) ‘85.

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Garrett Roth ’07

Garrett Roth was named the first head coach for the newly-formed Wichita Falls Warriors hockey team. Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, the Warriors will play in the North American Hockey League. Roth previously spent eight years as an associate head coach and director of player personnel for the Bismarck Bobcats, also of the NAHL. He…

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Ryan Zubke ’16

Ryan Zubke works as assistant branch manager at First National Bank Bemidji. Zubke started at the bank in 2016 as a customer service representative. He lives in Bemidji.

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Michael Peterson ’77

Michael Peterson was inducted to the Minnesota Music Educators Association Hall of Fame in February. Peterson retired in 2013 after teaching band at Fulda High School for 35 years. He and his wife, Lisa, live in Fulda.

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