Fr. Joseph Scholten attended O’Gorman and was active in oral interp, theatre and choir. After graduating in 2009, he entered St. John Vianney College Seminary at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. After completing his undergraduate degree in philosophy, classical languages and Catholic Studies, he attended major seminary at the Pontifical North American College in Rome where he studied theology and early Christian history. In the summer of 2017 he was ordained a priest along with fellow high school classmates Fr. Tyler Matteson (Holy Spirit Associate) and Fr. Andy Thuringer (Aberdeen). For the past year he has been serving as the associate pastor at St. Lambert parish and the chaplain for O’Gorman Junior High.