Catholic Daughters, Court St. Ann No. 369, presents education awards

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Ann No. 369, had an awards ceremony and reception honoring winners of its annual Education Contest on April 1. Kathy Ormsby, regent, welcomed honorees and their families, then led the opening prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Donna Moeller and Geraldine Jurica, education committee co-chairwomen, presented certificates to the winners from the Catholic schools.

First place winners by category and whose entries have been sent to CDA State competition include:

Poetry: grades 4-5: Colton Sablatura; Grades 6-8: Caleb Guajardo; and St. Joseph High School: Emily Omecinski

Essay: grades 4-5: Alex Angerstein; Grades 6-8: Tyler Coleman

Computer Art: grades 4-5: Reed Rivers; grades 6-8: Logan Rivers; St. Joseph High School: Alexander Ferrell

Photography: grades 6-8: Karishma Parikh; St. Joseph High School: Katie Timmins

Music: grades 6-8: Olivia Mahan

Art: Grades 4-5: Reed Rivers; grades 6-8: Alexander Corpuz; St. Joseph High School: Alyssa Rodriguez.