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_March 17, 1989 The Messag e -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana i i i II Around the Diocese L I .-- I !ii!i!!!:i:ii bAR essay contest winners The Vanderburgh Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently honored four . Students in Evansville Catholic school students for their entries in an essay contest. The students Wrote essays on the topic, "My Favorite Patriot of the American Revolution." The students were Jesse Red- man, Shannon Hock and Laurie Julian, all from Holy Spirit School, Evansville, and Jeff Naas, a student at Christ the King School,. Evansville. Daniel Cannon, Daniel Can- aan, a fifth grade student at Flaget School, Vincennes, was a Winner in the Francis Vigo Chapter DAR essay contest. Happy Birthday! Larry Luig, principal at St. Joseph School, Vanderburgh County, celebrates his birthday March 18. Roberta O'Nan, assistant prin- cipal at Westside Catholic Con- solidated School, Evansville, celebrates her birthday March 19. Spellers Brad Wallace was the winner of the spelling bee at St. Wendel School, St. Wendel. Danielle Schmitt was the runner-up. Nut Club donation The Evansville Westside Nut Club has donated a total of $3000 JEFF NAAS to Westside Catholic Con- solidated Schools, Evansville. Each of the three schools will receive $1000. Spellers The top speller in the spelling bee at St. John the Baptist School, Newburgh, was Katie Hellmann. Lesley Weinert was runner-up. Science Fair Winners of the Science Fair at St. John the Baptist School, Newburgh, included: Mark Halter and Pat Fagan, most outstanding award. Becky Peters and Holly Schnapf, most creative award. Fifth grade: Dan'Schnur and Andy Schweiss, first; Kristine Druey and Melanie Niehaus, se- cond; and Courtney Hague, Megan Payne and Marianne Titzer, third. Sixth grade: Mandy Stevens and Tammy Schmitt, first; Jeff Winners of a recent DAR essay contest were, above, Jesse Red- man, Shannon Heck and Laurie Julian, all students at Holy Spirit School, Evansville; their social studies teacher, Charles Master- son, is with them. Jeff Naas, above left, a student at Christ the King School, Evansville, was also an essay contest winner. Elmer and Heath Hazelip, se- cond, and Andrea Kilgore and Leslie Brown, third. Seventh grade: Mark .Halter and Pat Fagan, first; Michael Halter and Sean McCarthy, se- cond, and Chuck Becker and Drew Bailey, third. Eighth grade: Joe Dickinson, first; Ben Pfoffer and Brad Eckert, second, and Gary Niehaus and Matt Ankerson, third. Spellers This year's spelling champion at Holy Redeemer School, Evansville, is Jeff Hines. Runner- up is Mark Santillan. Math-a-then About 85 students at Corpus Christi School, Evansville, par- ticipated in a Math-a-then. The top three students were Daniel Musick, Robby Mallory and David Weis. Science Fair Winners of the Science Fair at St. James School, St. James, were 9 Grade five: Doug Read, first; Philip Steckler, second, and Adrlane Baker and Jay Ralph, third. Grade six: Melissa Kiefer, first; Stephanie Steclder, second; Kim Fleming, Amy Warner and Heather Joyce, third. Grade seven: Mark Adler, first; Michele Maurer, second, and Sarah Adler, Aaron Kissel and Glenn Hasenour, third. Grade eight: Kevin Gries, first; Chris Stecider and Brian Kessler, second, and Thad Zuber, third. Top speller Brent Beckwith was the top speller in the Holy Rosary School spelling bee. Science Fair Pat Koch coordinated the Science Fair at St. Joseph School, Vanderburgh County. Judges for the event were Carl Voegel, Jerry Verbrugge and Barb Orpurt, members of the Science Depart- ment at Mater Dei High School, Evansville. Spelling bee Margaret Halbig, a second grader at Corpus Christi School, Evansville, recently won second place in the Eastland Mall World Book encyclopedia spelling bee. Please send information for SCHOOL NOTEBOOK to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. Air conditioning at St. Joseph The parishioners at St. Joseph Church, Evansville, are in the middle of fund-raising efforts for an "air conditioning project," ac- Cording to Father Gene Schroeder, pastor. Over $48,000 has been pledged to the project, including $25,260 in cash, $11,798 in pledges and $10,000 from the Altar Society. "I am happy to be able to tell you that our parish youth group has also pledged $1000 toward this project," Father Schroeder said. "Isn't that great! It's just another example of what our parish can do when we all work together for the common good." The church is expected to be air conditioned "before the hot weather gets here." Ordination to the priesthood Father Donald Ackerman of St. John the Baptist Church i I i i Iii Pl pat " eMess d ! ease romz age a vertisers i i i i I AUTO TOPS, SEATCOVERS. BOAT COVERS STEREO SALES & INSTALLATIONS 254-3943 HWY 50 EAST, BEHIND UPS CENTER EUGENE WELP, OWNER I I i i PRINCIPAL POSITION OPEN St. Benedict Grade School, Kindergarten through grade 8, an- nounces an opening for the position of Principal. A total job description is available upon request. Applicant must be Catholic and have principal certification or be working toward it. Applications are due by APRIL 1, 1989. Please contact Rev. Camillus EIIspermann,, O.S.B., St. Benedict Parish, 1312 Lin- coln Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47714 -- or phone (812) 425-3360 for an appointment. A search committee is interview- Ing for the position on Sunday afternoons at 2:30 P.M. Vincennes, celebrates the an- niversary of his ordination to the priesthood March 18. Father Sylvester Loehrlein of St. Rupert Church, Red Brush, celebrates the anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood March 18. Happy Birthday! Msgr. Kenneth Knapp, vicar general/chancellor of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday March 18. Father Raymond Kuper, direc- tor of the Office of Catholic Education, celebrates his birth- day March 22. Father Robert Temme of Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville, celebrates his birthday March 22. Anniversary of ordination Charles F. Warth of Bloomfield celebrates his ordination as a deacon March 20. Donation The Holy Name Society at St. Mary Church, Huntingburg, recently donated the New Catholic Encyclopedia to the parish. The 18-volume work of- fats reference information about the Catholic Church and covers such topics as the Diocese of Evansville and St. Meinrad's Monastery. 4-H Adam Wehr of St. Anthony Church, St. Anthony, has been named the 4-H'er of the month. He is the son of Ernie and Martha Wehr. Finance Commission Newly elected members of the Finance Commission at St. Mar- tin Church, Whitfield, are Philip Todd and Richard Arvin. Carl Walker is the chairman of the commission. Rex Arvin, Gary Butch and Kenneth Frye are also members. Parvuli Dei Jason Knies of St. Anthony Church, St. Anthony has been awarded the Parvuli Dei scouting awar d . Newsletter editor Will/am Tenbarge is beginning his 22nd year as the editor of the newsletter for the Sixth District of Indiana Knights of St, John. In his March issue, he wrote, "I have seniority on this job, but it don't pay too good, If I get the news, it is easy, if I don't, it is hard. But still it is a 365 days a year job." Altar Sodety Newly elected members of the Rosary Altar Society at St. Mar- tin Church, Whitiield, are Jan Martin, president; Helen Burris, vice-president; Grace Alvin, secretary, and Cindy Smith, treasurer. Donation The Christian Mothers at St. Mary Church, Sullivan, have donated $80 to the Cancer Socie- ty daffodil sale, which is coor- dinated by the Sullivan County Clergy Association. Daffodils will be given to residents of area nursing homes. Promotions at St. Mary's Dena Linneweber has been promoted to the position of Assis- tant Director of Medical Records at St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville. Karon Kirk has beefi promoted to the position of Head Nurse at Regina Skilled Nursing II. Carol Godsey has been pro- moted to Head Nurse on Six West. Please send information for PEOPLE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date.