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The Message m for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana t0Scotland and teachers at a school are collecting around the world blanc Primary i SCHMITT Sister Jenny s minister at Academy, One of 25 youth &apos;fessionals of Indiana Indiana by the a non- Provides ser- Marian has initi- service pro- Visiting the d offering lSOred the in Ser- Heights, and excel m ser- .rOte of her for stu- an Heights to challenge be- to what  i  iiiii ( i i  i ...... School in Scotland. Sixteen kindergarten students and their teacher were killed by a gunman in Dunblane on March 13. Messages may be sent to Dui- blanc at the following e-mail ad- dress: < Vanderburgh by hay. going bowling and .... i Students may also send cards and letters to Dunblane Primary School; Doune Road; Dunblane Fk 15; Scotland. Black History Contest winner Lindsay VanNess, a seventh grader at Westside Catholic Consolidated Junior High School, Evansville, has won the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Public Library Black History Month Essay Contest. Here is an excerpt from her winning essay on Rosa Parks, the woman who was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a publicbus in 1955: "By this incident, Rosa Parks in- spired me by using her dignity and proud wisdom to stand up for what was right. I feel people of all races should look up to her and learn from her courage to speak out against inequality. Be- cause of people like Rosa Parks, more of us have learned to judge people by who they are, not by what color they are. Rosa Parks' efforts helped many blacks real- ize they could make a difference." Talking business Wildeman, Aaron Pierce and Rachel Sammet, students at St. Philip School, St. Philip, re- ceived first place in the vocal and instrumental contests at U of E. Neal Bohleber and Rachel Sammet received second place. Music awards Reading Aces Megan Parkinson, Molly Christina Machuca and Stoltz, Erica Wildeman, Catie Bracula, students at St. Courtney Wohler, Amanda Benedict School, Evansville, they hope for but previously feared was unattainable. "With nurtured self-esteem and deepening self-confidence, they will be women today (not just tomorrow) who create an en- vironment of peace, possibility, and energy that makes things happen. "They will be comfortable in roles of leadership . . . I expect them to grow as women of faith who make decisions reflective of values and priorities grounded in a lived spirituality." Happy Birthday! Father John Breidenbach, pastor at Corpus Christi Church, Evansville, celebrates his birthday March 25. Anniversaries of ordinations Father Joseph Erbacher, pastor of St. Anthony Church, St. Anthony, was ordained a priest March 25, 1972. Father James Sauer, pastor of St. Clement Church, Boonville, was ordained a priest March 25, 1977. Father Sauer becomes pastor at Holy Rosary Church, Evansville, effective April 24. ' Father Kenneth Graehler, pastor of St. Mary Church, Sul- livan, and St. Joan of Arc Church, Jasonville, was or- dained a priest March 30, 1963. Father Leo Kiesel, pastor of St. John Church, Loogootee, was ordained a priest March 30, 1963. Msgr. Kenneth Knapp, vicar-general of the Diocese of Evansville, and pastor at Christ the King Church, Evansville, was ordained a priest March 30, 1963. Msgr. Charles Koch, judicial vicar of the Diocesan Tribunal, was ordained a priest March 30, 1963. He resides at 3315 Ba- yard Park Drive, Evansville. Father Bernard Lutz, pastor of Holy ,Cross Church, Fort Branch,' was ordained a priest March 30, 1963. Father Earl Rohleder, ad- ministrator of St. John Church, Evansville, and a member of the Urban Ministry Team, was or- dained a priest March 30, 1963. Benedictine Father Plus Klein, pastor of St. Mary Church, Huntingburg, was or- dained a priest March 31, 1974. Golden Jubilarians Dick and Marge (Schiff) Roth of Evansville will cele- brate their fiftieth wedding an- niversary with a family celebra- tion The couple was married March 28, 1946. They are the parents of five children: Richard of Terre Haute, Tim of Springfield, Ill., Bonnie of Lake Mary, Fla., Bob of Tucson, Ariz., and Jane ofValle Jo, Calif. They have eight grandchildren. Man of the Year- Edgar Hartz has been-named Man of the Year by the Men's Club at St. Joseph Church, Vanderburgh County. Please send information for AROUND THE DIOCESE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Mes- sage, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication. were winners in the book report wTiting contest, which is part of the Jim Crews Reading Aces program. Teen Challenge Twenty-one schools partici- pated in the third annual Teen Challenge, held March 2 at Mar- ian Heights Academy, Ferdi- nand. The team from St. John the Baptist School, New- burgh, finished fourth in compe- tition. Also participating were stu- dents from Holy Family School, Jasper;, Holy Redeemer, Holy Spirit and Resurrection schools, all in Evansville; St. Bernard School, Rockport, and St. Joseph School, Van- derburgh County. MathCounts at St. Wendel Sheryl Goedde, Kim Pritch- ett, Renee Rietman, Ben Stephens, Jamie Spahn and Zach Will are members of the MathCounts team at St. Wen- del School, St. WendeL Teen Challenge at St. Joseph Joe DeWitt, Jessi King, Daniel Elpers, Jason Kuester, Jessica Happe, Haley Grasso, Holly Mayer, Josh Richter and Zach Spaetti were mem- bers of the Teen Challenge team at SL Joseph School, Vander- burgh County. MathCounts at St. Joseph Joe DeWitt, David Fehren. bacher, Zach Fehrenbacher, Brad Kempf, Kristen Baehl and Daniel Elpers are mem- bers of the MathCounts team at St. Joseph School, Vander- burgh County. SIAC Students named to the SIAC (Southern Indiana Athletic Con- ference) All Conference wrestling team include Mater Dei High School students Greg Schae- fer, Dan Jankowski, Kevin Head, Scott Schaefer, Roger Nurrenbern, Todd Kite and Nick Mayer, and Memorial High School student Ryan Mills. Natalie Glaser, a student at Mater Dei, and Jill Hartman, a student at Memorial, have been named to the SIAC All-Confer- ence girls basketball team.