ESSAY CONTEST WITH 8TH GRADERS OF ST. BRIGID CATHOLIC SCHOOL PORTLAND
Council: 11257 - PORTLAND
Brother Dewayn Marzagalli, PGK organized and lead the Essay contest for 2018 along with PGK Michael Pizzo, PGK Jim Pizzo, Br. Dave Bergson and Jean Marzagalli. They were assisted by the help of 8th grade teacher’s Sue McCuller and Lori Newman, aided by Principal William Burke who is a brother knight. We utilized the essay kit from supreme with the topic “How Does Your Family Keep its Catholic Faith in Action”? The essays were completed by 27 students from the 8th Grade during the month of November 2018. The Essays were graded by Dewayn, Michael, James and Jean, Dewayn’s wife. We selected 3 winners from the 27 essays. At an assembly of the school following the student mass, all students who did the essay were awarded Participants Certificates. The 3 winners were awarded with Winners Certificate and monetary value of $50 each. All the essays were well done and teachers and students enjoyed the contest. This is our 10th year for the essay contest. We will be submitting our winners to the District contest to be held at a later date.