Apostle of Germany, but born in England - date of birth unknown; martryed 5 June, 755; In Germany while preaching to the pagens, Boniface felled the oak tree sacred to the thunder-god Thor. He had a chapel built out of the wood and dedicated it to the prince of the Apostles. The heathens were astonished that no thunderbolt from the hand of Thor destroyed the offender, and many were converted to Christianity.
Colors: Navy and Gold
Symbols: Oak Tree Trunk and Axe handles represents the oak tree dedicated to the god Thor that Boniface chopped down as a sign to convert the pagens to Christianity
Dean: Theresa Brown
Here is the description on the ballot for this year:
Please vote (by circling the names) for the two Boniface House graduates from the class of 2016 who you believe have left the biggest, positive impression on our house. A year has passed since they were with us in these classrooms and hallways; who still stands out in your mind has having had a good impact on Boniface House?
The winners will have a framed picture added to our “Hall of Fame” wall.
Class of 2016 - Kate Samuel, Amelia Spanier, and Stevan Kriss
Class of 2015 - Hunter Smith and Peter Henderson
Class of 2014 - Mariah Stevens and Marty Brown
Class of 2013 - Anthony Kersey, Maddie Corbett, Sarah Hutchinson, and Marc Nicoletta
Class of 2012 - Emily Blake and Kurt Wilhelmus