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April 21, 1989 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Around the Diocese 7 JEFFPS Mater Dei student qualifies for nationals Jeff Preske, a junior at Mater Dei High School, Evansville, has qualified for the National Foren- Sics Tournament in Golden, Colorado. He earned this honor by finishing second in the category of United States Extemporaneous Speaking in the Hoosier South District Solo Tournament at Indianapolis. "I believe the main reason Jeff qualified for nationals is because of his dedication," said Father Mark Kurzendoerfer, head debate coach. h"He set a goal for himself, and is hard work has paid off. I'm very proud of him." Preske, who is currently vice- President of the Forensics Team  Mater Dei, has competed in S. Extemporaneous and mcoln-Douglas Debate for three Years. At the district competition, Mater Dei's team finished fifth out of 22 schools. Paula Scales earned sixth place in U.S. Extem- poraneous and Lemme Preske took fifth place in Prose Interpretation. The team is coached by Father Kurzendoerfer and Jeanne Quails. Happy Birthday! Sister Christine Kemp, prin- cipal at St. Theresa School, Evansville, celebrates her birth- day April 24. Academy honor students Students at Marian Heights Academy, Ferdinand, receiving honors during the third quarter were: Seniors: Rachelle Dulle, Nora Adame, Arlene Lau, Bernadette Dizen, Melinda Gillum, Elizabeth Montgomery. Juniors: Raffaella RemanD, Mayumi Yoshimura, Iji Asfaw, Beatriz Jasso. Sophomores: Lucia Apodaca, Asuka Karasawa, Jennifer Ellison, Joy Pettid. Freshmen: Jennifer Jennifer Bouffard. WCMS athlete Godsey, Eileen Weber, a seventh grader at Washington Catholic Middle School, Washington, played on the winning team of the Junior Pro Basketball League's Midwest Varsity Regional in Madisonville, Ky. Her team advanced to the na- tional playoffs in Knoxville, Ten- nessee, where they came in fourth. German Club Twenty-five members of the German Club at Memorial High School, Evansville, recently par-" ticipater in the state convention of the Indiana Association of Students of German. The students participated in cultural and academic competi- tions and won 20 awards. 'Level One: Michael Tempel, Mike Wettmarkausen, P.J. Halter, Liz Anders, Andrew Keeping, Ben Grogan, Roxana Crowe. Level Two: Amy Schenk, Rob- hie Notter. Level Three: Matt Leingang, John Honnigford. Level Four: Mark Baumgart. Beginning Quiz Bowl: Roxana Crowe, Andrew Keeping, P.J. Halter, Robbie Notter. Advanced Quiz Bowl: Cindy Reising, Matt Leingang, Sue Gilles, Mark Baumgart. Athletic Club Officers of the Athletic Club at Holy Redeemer School, Evansville, are Mike Singer, president; Mark Tucker, vice- president; Janet Mills, treasurer, and Jeff Raber, secretary. Members of the board of directors are Rusty Miller, Judy Sandwell, Tom Moore, Larry Hoefling and Gerry Nord. Please send information for SCHOOL NOTEBOOK to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724. Bell ringers Sister Martha Blandford, abbess at the Poor Clare Monastery, gives Christ the King second grader Brian Nags some help ringing the bells at the monastery. The second graders spent a day on retreat at the Poor Clare Monastery prior to their First Communion. -- Message Photo by Mary Ann Hughes Aaspecial nquet 41 years; Albert and Magdalena ........................ Jahn, 50 years; Wilfred and Armella Hopf, 43 years; Hilbert and Bernie Schnell, 40 years; Lawrence and Bernice Humbert, 41 years, and Wilfred and Mary Ann Gehlhausen, 44 years. Scouting award Over 100 fathers and sons at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Hauhstadt, attended the first an- nual Father and Son banquet last Sunday, according to Father LOWell Will, pastor. . Mike Blake, sports director at Brenda Schitter has received WFIE-TV in Evansville was the the Silver Beaver Award, which guest speaker. ' is the highest national scouting Father Will said the banquet recognition conferred by a local Was organized "for fathers and scouting council. She is a Sons to be toge, ther." . member of Holy Family Church, He .added, I think we need Jasper. time for fathers and sons to get together, to learn together and to Eagle scout pray together." Anniversary of ordination Father Eugene Schroeder of St. Joseph Church, Evansville celebrates the anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood April 27. Anniversaries Couples at St. Joseph Church, Evansville, celebrating wedding niversaries include Jim and  argaret Morris, 41 years, and Dam and Amelia Stone, 66 years. Anniversaries Couples at Holy Family Church, Jasper celebrating wed- ding anniversaries include Linus and Edna Knebel, 41 years; Otto nd Clara Englert, 50 years; awrence and Marie Voegerl, 42 years; Linus and Sally Lechner, Kerri Mehringer has earned the Eagle Scout emblem. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Mehringer of rural Jasper and a member of Holy Family Church, Jasper. New officers Harold Nobbe has been elected president of the Indiana Grand Commandery of the Knights of St. John. Don Springmeyer is first vice-president and Tony Martin is second vice-president. Bill TenBarge is secretary and Alvin Koressel is treasurer. Other officers include Kelly Weiss, messenger; George Moll, judge advocate; Lee Keil, guard; Millard Bossert, sergeant-at- arms; Jim Lamping and Joe Koressel, trustees, and Father Paul RoDs, spiritual advisor. George Moll was named Knight of the Year at the annual convention. Jasper area youth retreat Thirty-seven students attended the Jasper Deanery Youth Retreat on April I and 2. Held at Santa Claus Campground the theme for the week-end retreat was' 'These are the best years of our lives." t Hi CAN YOU HELP? Call 424-2555 VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED Birthright II I II