Sister Rosann Eckart
I grew up on a farm near Wamego, Ks, with 10 siblings, some of whom still live in the area. I was taught by the Benedictine Sisters in Wamego and at the Mount Academy. After High School, I worked as a dental assistant for three years before entering Mount St. Scholastica.
I earned my Bachelor of Science in Education from Mount St. Scholastica College and later received a Master’s in Education from LaVerne University in California and a Master’s in Educational Administration from Benedictine College.
I taught elementary school for 41 years in Kansas and Missouri. Twelve of those years were as principal at Sts. Peter and Paul in Seneca and St. Joseph in Nortonville.
Although I am no longer teaching, it is difficult to call me retired. I am a member of the maintenance staff at the monastery, assisting in construction, repairs and groundskeeping.
I was privileged to attend the Rome Experience for Benedictines in 2005. In 2014, I received a gift of a tour of the Holy Land.