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March 4, 1988 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana | Around the Diocese 7 People RICK ETIENNE THERESA O'BRYAN New staff Theresa O'Bryan and Richard Etienne joined the Catholic Center staff this week. Etienne joins Father David Fleck in the Office of Vocations. He will be working with voca- tions, youth ministry and the per- manent diaconate. O'Bryan will be working in the Activities Office with Don Lahay, activities director. Her respon- sibilities will include develop- ment and implementation of pro- grams, workshops and services for parishes and organizations in the Diocese of Evansville, at the Catholic Center and Sarto Retreat House. Birthright Louise Ewers has been named Director of Birthright of Evansville by the board of direc- tors. She was the Director of Family Ministry for the Diocese of Evansville. Anniversaries Kenneth and Avalia Lutz of St. Theresa Church, Evansville, are celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Joseph and Anna Lasher of St. Joseph Church, Evansville, are celebrating their forty-seventh wedding anniversary. Newcomers Forty new families, a total of 130 people, attended the Newcomers' Dinner at St. John Church, Daylight. The program was planned by Susie Bohrer. Anniversary Father John Kane of St. Ferdi- nand Church, Ferdinand, celebrates the anniversary of his ordination March 11. Folk group Sherry Ankenbrand, Linda Price, John Davidson, Kenny Kempf and Mike Marks are regrouping to form a folk group at St. Joseph Church, Evansville, after a year's sabbatical. Sister Jean Marie will be direc- tor of the folk group. Dofl The Ave Maria Circle No. 598 Daughters of Isabella of Washington heard from Frances Swartz, the state regent, who spoke on the advantages of being a D of I member. The State Vice Regent,. Eva Brown, accom- panied her. Please send information for PEOPLE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. Students of German Twenty students from Memorial High School, Evansville, traveled to In- dianapolis last Saturday for the annual convention of the Indiana Association of Students in Ger- man, according to Laurel French, - German teacher. She explained that her students had the opportunity to par- ticipate in both academic and cultural competitions at the con- vention. There were also two quiz bowl competitions, one for beginning German students and one for advanced German students. Winning awards at the beginn- ing level were Matt Leingang who received a first place for poetry reading at level one and a. second place in grammar at level one. Bruce Pigman received a first place in the spelling bee' at level one. Robby Notter received a third place in grammar at level one and Lori Boltershein re- ceived a second place in poetry reading at level two. Dan Seib and Chad McCombs took a third place in beginning level skit. Amy Schenk received a first place in cultural competition. At level three, Becky Ritzert C, won a second place for retelling a story in German at level three. Mark Baumgart received a third place in the same competition. Two teams from Memorial competed in the Quiz Bowl com- petitons. Members of the beginn- ing level team were John Hon- nigford, Bill Nell, Matt Leingang and Robhy Notter. They received third place. Quiz bowl team members at the advanced level were Joe Hon- nigford, Kristina Winiger, Sue Gilles and Mark Baumgart. They received second place. Leingang was nominated for a state office during the convention. French sakt the school did not learn about the Quiz Bowl section of the convention until the day before the students left for In- dianapolis. She said their success was wonderful, since students were not able to prepare for the Quiz Bowl until the ride up to In- dianapolis. "If we had had time to prepare, we would have won!" Happy birthday Sister Bernadine Nash, prin- cipal at St. Philip School, Posey County, celebrates her birthday March 8. Math-a-then Students from Resurrection School, Evansville, participated in the St. Jude Math-a-then. A total of $1276.88 was collected. Students collecting $100 or more were Katie Keller, Stephanie. Gauger, J.R. Keller, Andy Maz- zier and Jessica Embrey. Spellers Dirk Melton won the spelling bee at Christ the King School, Evansville. Wednesday Bapes was the runner-up. Jump-a-then Students at St. James School, Gibson County, recently par- 00D.ubois County Bank CLOSE TO YOU WITH 8 CONVENIENT LEGATIONS Remember For Funeral Planning Miller & Miller 424-9274 Family night Family members at St. Benedict School, EvanSville, enjoyed Family Night last Thursday. Families played volleyball, basketball, ping poug and board games. Here, Laura Cook, Paul Cook, Mary Cook, Sue Creech and John Cook enjoy a game of "Sorry." -Message Photo by Rose Montrastelle ticipated in a jump-a-then for the American Heart Association. The students raised $1194.47. Janet Geer, an eighth grade teacher at the school, was coor- dinator for the event. Science Fair Under the direction of Karen Dick; students at St. James School, Gibson County, par- ticipated in the annual science fair. First place winners were Brent Hayden, eighth grade; Jason Ruggles, seventh grade; Sarah Adler, sixth grade; and Heather Joyce, fifth grade. Second prize winners were Laura Jean Adler, eighth grade; Keviu Gries, seventh grade; Jane Alvey, sixth grade, and Jason McIntyre, fifth grade. Essay winners Two students from St. Benedict School, Evansville, won an essay contest sponsored by Senator Richard Lugar. Michael Temple is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tempel of Evansville and Jena Nell is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Nell of Evansville. They are the students of Garland Aramowicz. District contest Students from Washington Catholic High School attended a district contest for the Office Education Association. Michelle Niehans placed se- cond in team emblem building. Debbie Ennis took first place in Administrative Assistant II and fourth place in Prepared Verbal II. She also received the Torch Award at District and will be go- ing for her state Torch Award. Also attending were Wendl Palmer and Dee Thompson. Scholarship Father Eugene Hensell, president-rector of St. Meinrad College and School of Theology, has announced the establishment of the Yellig Scholarship. This scholarship is funded by contributions from family members and friends of Jim Yellig and his son, Ray Yellig. Jim Yellig played Santa Claus at Santa Claus Land. The Yellig Scholarship is a part of the general scholarship pro- gram for seminarians attending St. Meinrad. : Please send information for SCHOOL NOTEBOOK to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4199, Evansville, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date.