Video: Lydia Benge Briggs ’13 Reflects on Four Years at Gustavus

Posted on June 3rd, 2013 by

Lydia Benge BriggsLydia Benge Briggs was one of 545 Gustavus students who earned their bachelor’s degree on Sunday, June 2, at the College’s 2013 commencement ceremony. The Grantsburg, Wisconsin native graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in communication studies. She has been hired by Boom Lab, a company that hires talented and promising recent college graduates and trains and mentors them to become successful corporate consultants.

Several weeks before commencement, Benge Briggs sat down and reflected on the last four years that she spent at Gustavus Adolphus College.


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  1. Mayra Taylor says:

    Felicitaciones Lydia. Sigue triunfando y no nos olvides.

  2. Kyhl Thomson says:

    Another great story. Another great kid. Will miss you Lydia and Class of 2013.

  3. Pastor Rod and Julane Anderson says:


    I had the privilege of previewing this great video with TIm Kennedy! What a great testimony for Gustavus and a wonderful story about your experience here!! You’ve made great contributions…Thank You!!! Blessing to you in your new job!!

    Congratulations Graduate…and God Bless Too!!!

    Pastor Rod

  4. Dan Wolfe says:

    Lydia, was a joy to have in class! a exemplary Gustie! She will brighten the world! Congrats Lydia!
    Coach Wolfe