On March 28, the Louisiana Knights of Columbus awarded winners of its Catholic Citizenship Essay Program.
The Louisiana Knights of Columbus awarded Raigen Crosse, an 11thgrader at St. Charles Catholic High School, first place in the state and first at the diocesan level.
St. Charles Cathlic High eighth grader Tori Ann Joseph was named the winner of the Catholic Citizenship Essay Program.Catholic High School not only won first in the state but also won first in the diocesan essay program. Tori is a member of Ascension of Our Lord Church and School. Pictured, from left, are Delmas Forbes, youth director for the Louisiana Knights of Columbus; Cherie Joseph her daughter Tori Joseph and father Todd Joseph and grand knight Mike Abbate.
St. Charles Catholic High 10th grader Sara St. Pierre was the diocesan-level winner.
Ninth grader Karen Trichell placed second. St. Pierre is a member of Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church and School Parish. From left are, grand knight Mike Abbate, Ascension of Our Lord, Knights of Columbus;; Susan St Pierre, Sara St Pierre and Delmas Forbes, Louisiana Knights of Columbus youth director. With Trichelle are Tammy Trichell, state Knights of Columbus youth director Delmas Forbes and grand knight Mike Abbate of Council 9623.
Also, Ascension Knights Council 9623 sponsored bingo April 1 at The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Home. The K of C sponsors a quarterly bingo at the home. From left to right: resident Bill Rouchell, Grand Knight Mike Abbate, James J Poche Jr., Ascension of Our Lord, Knights of Columbus, Council 9623, public relations and bingo caller; and resident Carroll Comeaux.