Meet our Totus Tuus Teachers for Summer 2024!

Office of Religious Education, Office of Youth Ministry, Totus Tuus
Jun 22, 2024

Team 1

Riley Chrisler

Hey there! I’m Riley Chrisler & I am from St Joseph’s parish in Oakley. I am entering my senior year at K-State where I am studying Elementary Education & Dance. I love making Sonic runs with friends & family & watching God’s marvelous sunsets! I am super excited to be serving the children of our diocese through Totus Tuus for a second summer. I love getting to see new communities & the love for Christ that everyone has & shares! Not only do I love teaching the children, but having fun with them brings so much joy & laughter each day!

Ben Hogan

My name is Benjamin Hogan! My family is a part of the St. John Vianney church in Maple Hill. For most of the year, I am busy studying at Ave Maria, Florida. I will be a junior this Fall. I love dancing and I dream of becoming a doctor one day. Serving as a Totus Tuus missionary is an amazing blessing because I am able to encounter Christ in so many new people!

Hope White

Hey everyone! I’m Hope White from St. John the Baptists’s parish Hanover. I’ll be a freshman next year  at Kansas State University studying Architecture. I love to create things, whether it be a silly story or song, or pieces of art. I’m very excited to be here this summer giving back to the diocese that gave me everything. I can’t wait to meet all the kids and see the face of Christ in all the lives we meet this summer!

Team 2

Chris LaRocque

Mary Hogan

Gabe Friess

Felicity Clark

Team 3

Laken Rudolph

Hi my name is Laken Rudolph! I am from Clyde, KS and my home parish is St. John the Baptist. I will be a senior in the fall at Fort Hays State University. I enjoy late night conversations, car jam sessions, bubblr, and anything that causes joy. I am so excited to serve this summer because I want to show kids how to live out their faith and to show them how to be on fire for our Lord.

Alyssa Mikkelson

My name is Alyssa Mikkelson. I’m from Salina, KS and my home parish is Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. I am going into my senior year at Fort Hays State University where I am pursuing a Communication Studies degree. I love cats, my dream job is to be a mom, and I’ve been told I have an infectious laugh. I’m so excited to serve as a missionary this summer because I love seeing the joy and excitement in the children of our diocese.

Sergio Lopez

Jarred Littrell

Team 4

Maddie Bruna

What’s up! I’m Madeline Bruna from St. John’s in Hanover. I just graduated from Manhattan Tech and love to meet new people. I love little kids. Being able to teach them about Catholicism is a blessing!

Age quod agis!

Jacob Strecker

What’s up squad? My names Jake and I’m a senior at K-State in secondary education. I attend Church of the Resurrection with my family in Wichita, KS! I’m most excited to answer any questions about the faith the kids may have, and inspire them to continue growing closer to Jesus!

Ite ad Joseph!

Grace Lichtensteiger

Howdy yall! My name is Grace and I am a 2023 Saint Francis Xavier High School Grad in Junction city. I also currently attend Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church and Parish. I am currently a sophomore at Barton Community College and I will transfer to FHSU in January. I am excited to teach the kids of Totus Tuus through the beauty of music. Remember kids, singing is like praying twice!