Catholic school students from across Nassau County recently gathered at Sacred Heart School in North Merrick to receive awards in the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Bishop Kellenberg Education Contest. Organizers congratulated winners of the annual competition, which allows students to express their creativity.
The competition is broken into six entry categories: essay, poetry, art, computer art, music and photography. Through their work, students are asked to illustrate themes, which this year were, “Jesus Loves Us: How Do We Spread That Love?” and “How Do I Promote Peace in the World.”
Winners included students from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School in Bellmore, the St. William the Abbot School in Seaford, Brother Joseph Fox Latin School and St. Martin DePorres Marianist School, both in Uniondale. First-place entries in each category were sent to the state-level contest for judging.
The winners were:
The first places winners have now advanced to the statewide competition.