10 Mar 2010

Four Catholic High Students Receive St. Timothy Award

Four Catholic High students were presented the St. Timothy Award by Bishop Robert Muench.

Seniors Rob Gates and Ben Jumonville and Juniors Alex Keaton and Alexander Simon received the award which is the highest recognition from the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry for a Diocese to confer to a junior or senior in high school.

The recipients were honored for the following criteria: 
      Live as a Disciple of Christ by setting positive examples for other youth
      Witness to their faith by exhibiting Catholic morals and integrity
      Demonstrate Gospel values through service to others
      Exhibit Christian leadership in their parishes, schools and communities 

This is the first year the Diocese of Baton Rouge has given the St. Timothy Award.